SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production

icon for SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and ProductionIn order to live within planetary boundaries we must meet the targets set out by the UN in SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

The Grantham Centre works towards this Goal through Grantham Scholar projects as well as policy and engagement activities.

Our multidisciplinary project Plastics: Redefining Single-Use works towards SDG 12 Responsible Consumption and Production.

A range of eco-plastics: we need new standards biodegradable, compostable and bio-based plastics

Our plastics experts call for new standards for bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics

New types of bioplastic – for example, materials claiming to be compostable or made from bio materials – keep appearing. In order to make sure they’re as good as they seem, we need new standards for bio-based, biodegradable and compostable plastics.  Because while claims made for these new materials are […]

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