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Press 27 Sep 2019

Sea The Future targets plastic waste

Minderoo Foundation Pty Ltd., Australia, has announced a $300 million commitment to a new industry-focused initiative called Sea The Future that is designed to end plastic waste globally. The initiative is projected to raise more than $20 billion annually for recycling, collection and environmental remediation of plastics.

Press 26 Sep 2019

Australian billionaire Forrest Wants to End Worldwide Plastic Waste

Andrew Forrest, chairman of the Minderoo Foundation, a philanthropic organisation, discusses his plans to shift plastics manufacturing to recycling rather than using petroleum. The initiative is called "Sea the Future." Forrest, the billionaire founder of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., speaks with Shery Ahn and Paul Allen on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

Press 26 Sep 2019

Australian billionaire Andrew Forrest on his plans to rid the oceans of plastic

Andrew Forrest, Australian billionaire and Minderoo Foundation chairman, is determined to rid the oceans of plastics. This week at the United Nations, he announced his plans to shift plastics manufacturing to recycling rather than using petroleum. Forrest joins Yahoo Finance's On The Move to discuss.

Press 25 Sep 2019

Market can lead way in controlling our plastics crisis

Since the mass production of plastic began, almost 6 billion tonnes of it - about 91 per cent - has remained in our air, land and water. Plastic production and use are embedded in the global economy - and in our natural environment. It takes so long to break down that every piece produced since its inception in 1856 still exists today, except the small share we’ve burned into poisonous gases.