Strategic Futurists; Value Systems Specialists

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The Future of Plastic Bottles

Tuesday 11 October 2011

Given the amount of plastic swimming in our oceans and rivers and the volume littering our land, the NT Government is aiming to introduce compulsory returns legislation on soft-drink bottles (as happens in South Australia), something that has apparently raised the ire of bottler, Coca Cola. Although they've recently backed away from their initial statement that they would challenge the legislation, there's still a window down the track. So what might the future of plastic bottles be?

In this chat with Vicki Kerrigan on ABC Radio Darwin we have a bit of a discussion of what might be the future of plastic bottles.  You can download the MP3 file here - Marcus Barber on ABC Radio Darwin


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Asia on the Rise - why Australia's Neighbours Will Leave us Behind
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it’s OK not to know your career path when you leave university – sometimes that won’t emerge until much later down the track,” Barber says. “We should remind kids that the pathway they select to start off with is unlikely to be their final pathway,
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