The Plastics Paradox - The Truth about Plastics & the Environment

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Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is pleased to announce its next live webinar on The Plastics Paradox - The Truth about Plastics & the Environment, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC).

The live webinar will take place on the 7th of October 2021 between 15.00 - 17.00 CET. We will welcome Dr. Chris DeArmitt World-class plastic materials scientist who spent over 1000 hours reading thousands of scientific articles and reports to find the truth about plastics and its real impacts on the environment. By reviewing what is thought to be the World’s largest collection of peer-reviewed data, he found that almost everything we’ve been told is soundly disproven by science.

HERE IS WHAT SCIENCE TELLS US… (based on the publication of Dr. Chris DeArmitt)

- Plastics are less than 1% of materials and waste
- Plastics are proven to have massively reduced waste
- Plastics are usually the greenest choice as shown by many lifecycle analyses (LCA)
- People cause litter, so blaming materials is unjust
- Plastics degrade rather rapidly (a bag in under one year outdoors)
- Most microplastics research is junk and there is no credible evidence of harm
- There are no floating islands of plastic
- Plastics are not a significant threat to turtles or whales


Dr. Chris DeArmitt, World-Class Plastic Materials Consultant, Leading Environmental Expert, Author of The Plastics Paradox - The Truth about Plastics & the Environment

Dr. Chris DeArmitt
Dr. Chris DeArmitt


Silvia Freni-Sterrantino, Sr. Legal, Regulatory Affairs Manager: EuPC


Participation is free of charge, registration is required.

Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain
  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Government regulators
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations
  • Service providers
  • NGOs
  • Academics

We would like to kindly ask you to send us your professional questions in advance. We will have limited capacity and time to answer the real time questions, however the speaker(s) will be answering the pre-collected and selected questions. Please submit your questions to Lilla Mezriczky – [email protected] before 4 October 2021 12.00 CET. 

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Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is a service provider for the plastics industry specialised in EU legislation. Since 1989 we have been closely working with the industry developing an in-depth knowledge and wide experience in EU Regulatory Compliance, Association Management and Projects & Studies.

Due to the increasing complexity of EU legislation, companies can benefit from more legal and technical advice. Companies involved in the plastics industry can get support on how to cope with this burden and our experts can provide you with the best expertise. You will receive informed advice from our best EU experts. For this we decided to develop a pool of EU plastics experts under our service company Polymer Comply Europe, based in Brussels.


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