Plastic is an incredibly versatile material that has become an all-encompassing part of our daily lives. From packaging and construction to home appliances and automotive interiors, plastic is widely favoured for its durability, flexibility, and low cost. However, concerns about the environmental impact of plastic waste have become increasingly prevalent. Consequently, there is a growing need for sustainable solutions in the plastics industry that prolong product lifespan, encourage reusability and reduce waste.
Speaking with Interplas Insights on the challenges of plastic sustainability, Microban explores the role of built-in antimicrobials in supporting the 3 R’s of waste management - reduce, reuse, recycle.