Welcome to the Plastic IQ Solutions Database,
a guide to technologies, strategies, and best practices for reducing plastic waste


References and further reading

(1) Sandin G., Miliuntenko S., “Single-use plastic bottles and their alternatives: Recommendations from Life Cycle Assessments,” (2020), United Nations Environment Programme. (Link)

(2) Glass Recycling Coalition. (Link)

(3) “Life-Cycle Inventory Data Sets for Material Production of Aluminum, Glass, Paper, Plastic and Steel in North America. Report prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,” (2003), RTI International. (Link)

(4) Bottled Up: Container Recycling Rates & Trends (2013), Container Recycling Institute. (Link)

(5) “Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: Facts and Figures Report,” (2018), US Environmental Protection Agency. (Link)