Plastic Waste – Global Data Tracking Platform Announced

According to a December 15, 2020 IBM news release IBM and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste will collaborate “… to design a new data platform hosted on IBM Cloud to help track plastic waste and recovery globally. Called Plastics Recovery Insight and Steering Model (“PRISM”) … the platform will aim to serve as a single source of consistent actionable data helping inform how NGOs, value chain participants, communities, regulators and other organizations, improve waste management decisions and programs … areas of focus include plastic consumption and collection; plastic waste generated and leaking into the environment; waste management and recycling solutions in place; and additional data sets as the tool is expanded …” The web link to the news release is included in the post on the home page of Plastic Food Packaging Waste News at #IBM #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #PRISM #endplasticwaste