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Spire's six most recent Spirethoughts.

Crude oil prices and the environment
Productivity & Efficiency – the new WFH buzzwords
Will Smart Health & Safety products ride Covid-19’s coattails?
Will Smart Health & Safety products ride Covid-19’s coattails?
Awareness and adoption of Sustainable Smart Technology
Technology security and privacy concerns have become critical to consumers
Technology security and privacy concerns have become critical to consu...
Airlines caught in Covid turbulence

Asia: The world’s biggest plastic polluter

About 8 million tons of plastic each year is leaked into our oceans. Asia is responsible for 80% of this, due to uneven collection infrastructure and lack of stringent regulations.

To deal with this issue, the new ‘plastics economy’ could transform the way we deal with plastic waste. The model is the mastermind of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the World Economic Forum and Mckinsey & Company, released in a report in January 2016.

This model restructures product design and manufacturing to ensure the recycling of materials. This further extends the shelf life of products through refurbishment and repair, improving circularity and functionality of plastic packaging.

For instance, British retail giant Marks & Spencer uses its packaging crates 300 times on average before recycling them.

Will recycling plastics make a dent on global pollution?


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