How to meet the challenge of plastic waste

May 19, 2019

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The successful conclusion of the UN meeting in Geneva on the reduction and management of plastic waste is a good step forward — even if the agreement reached by 187 countries is somewhat tarnished by the predictable abstention of the US. But there could be even better news to come. Plastic pollution has grown as the use of flexible, lightweight and readily available materials has become an integral part of economic activity across the world. It is impossible now to imagine life without plastics. But as well as the shocking scale of waste dumping in the oceans, highlighted by Sir David Attenborough’s Blue Planet films, there is growing evidence of the impact through the food chain of nanoparticles on human health.

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We are a market leader in distribution of chemical products and selective solution provider in construction materials. Since the start in 1994, the UTS Group has organically grown to be both the largest and the most influential distributor in Russia and CIS. In a close cooperation with our procurement department United Trading System Scandinavia in Sweden, the UTS Group has developed a highly efficient supply chain with producers. We operate in SAP and organize all the logistics and custom clearance ourselves as well as transportations and warehousing in own storage facilities.

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