The Plastics Paradox: Facts for a Brighter Future

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Phantom Plastics LLC, 2020 - Business & Economics - 188 pages

The Plastics Paradox is the first and only book to reveal the truth about plastics and the environment. Based on over 400 scientific articles, it dispels the myths that the public believe today.

We are told that plastics are not green when in fact, they are usually the greenest choice according to lifecycle analysis (LCA)

We are told that plastics create a waste problem when they are proven to dramatically reduce waste, for example replacing 1lb of plastic requires 3-4lb of the replacement material

We are told that plastics take 1000 years to degrade when in fact a plastic bag disintegrates in just one year outdoors

We are led to believe that plastic bags and straws are an issue when in fact they barely register in the statistics

The list goes on...

Everything you believe now is untrue and we are making policies that harm the environment based on bad information. After reading The Plastics Paradox you will be able to make wise choices that help create a brighter future for us and for our children.

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About the author (2020)

Dr. DeArmitt is considered one of the top plastic materials scientists and problem solvers in the World, which is why companies like HP, Apple, Exxon, P&G, iRobot, Eaton, Total and Disney come to him for help.A deep understanding of materials, combined with high creativity, allow him to quickly solve even the toughest challenges. As one example, he solved a serious production issue that had plagued BASF for 30 years and cost them millions. He has since designed a variety of revolutionary new plastic materials. Chris has also received 6 open innovation cash prizes placing him among the top 0.01% of innovators.In 2016 he published the book Innovation Abyss which reveals the true reasons for innovation failure and the proven path to success. In 2018 he was featured on CBS 60 Minutes with Scott Pelley as an expert witness in a class-action lawsuit related to Marlex mesh plastic implants. He helped thousands of women get settlements. Later appearances include Sky News and the BBC.Chris has a multitude of granted patents as well as numerous articles, book chapters, encyclopedia chapters and conference presentations to his name. He is a keynote speaker on plastics, environment and innovation related topics.

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