Download Plastics & Sustainability

What would happen to the environment if all plastics were replaced with different materials intended to perform the same function?

Report includes:

  • Introduction to Trucost and "natural capital valuation" techniques

  • Description of report's objectives, methodology and results

  • Modeled scenarios of if plastics were replaced with alternative materials intended to serve the same function

  • Description of plastics impact on ocean health; description of plastic's environmental hot-spots

plastic vs. paper

Above photo: environmental costs of substituting plastics with alternative materials.