In recent news US joined the Global Plastics Pact network led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The network includes other national pacts (UK, France, Chile, Netherlands, South Africa, Portugal) and regional European Plastics Pact. 

The network works towards a circular economy vision for plastics and is joined by governments and companies representing 20% of all plastic packaging produced worldwide.

In US there are more than 60 signatories that have set concrete targets as seen below 


Circular economy plays a critical role in tackling climate change issues and it is good to see diverse stakeholders driving this vision. Furthermore financial institutions are joining the movement by financing the circular economy as announced in the latest report from Ellen MacArthur foundation (