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Demystifying the truth behind plastics and sustainability

March 25, 2023
Sustainability

In this episode of Borderless Executive Live, our host and founding partner of Borderless, Andrew Kris, is joined by Chris DeArmitt, PhD, President of Phantom Plastics, and author of The Plastics Paradox: Facts for a Brighter Future.

Andrew and Chris take on the controversial topic of plastics waste, as they cast a discerning eye on the environmental impact of plastics compared to other materials and aim to provide a balanced view on one of today’s most controversial debates.

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