A global forum for practical and progressive thinkers who are excited about the future of plastic and the planet was held today in Suva for the very first time.The 11th Global Plasticity Forum aims to transform plastic waste into valuable second-life resources.
UN Climate Hero-Doug Woodring says bringing the event here would allow Fiji to become a leader on the issue in the Region.
With over 25 years of Experience in the area of plastic pollution, ocean and environmental related topics, Doug Woodring dedications on reducing plastic pollution has won him global recognition.
He says there’s still a challenge in finding solutions to reusing plastics globally, so allowing all stakeholders to come together for networking opportunities and ground-breaking technological advances is crucial.
Roger Hare-General Manager of Coca-Cola Amatil Fiji says Fiji doesn’t have a recycling problem but a littering problem while presenting on the recyclable Plant-bottle Packaging or PET Initiative adopted by the company.
About 70 Participants and 20 keynote speakers from various corporate companies and stakeholders were part of the two day event.