Fischer International MARCH 2019
The massive islands of plastic waste floating in the Pacific Ocean have garnered extensive
media attention over the past 18 months, heightening consumer awareness about the
excessive plastic pollution both on land and sea.
As governments respond by implementing bans on plastic, brand owners are substituting
renewable materials for many types of plastic packaging. How will these trends affect the
pulp and paper industry, and will available capacity and fiber supply keep up with demand
for fiber-based packaging?