Renewable Matter # 21 / May-June

Plastic Europe

Interview with Karl-H Foerster

by Sergio Ferraris, interview with Karl-H. Foerster

Focus on Plastic


Marine litter, excessive and useless plastic packaging, difficulties in recycling, and over-consumption of resources are all aspects that put plastic in a bad light. We talked about these issues with Karl-H Foerster, Executive Director of PlasticsEurope.



What is the role of plastics today?

“If they did not exist, modern society would have to invent them to ensure a sustainable future. The reason plastics are the go to material in so many different areas, is that they combine high performance with...

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