DATE: 09 March 2022
Plastics persecution: It may be fun, but is it fair?

Plastics persecution: It may be fun, but is it fair? 

By Dr. Chris DeArmitt FIMMM, FRSC, CChem 

Anti-plastic sentiment is rife, but is it justified? In this Expert View, Dr. Chris DeArmitt, president of Phantom Plastics, argues the demonization of plastic packaging is unfounded and leading us astray from environmental sustainability gains. Dr. DeArmitt has read more than 2000 peer-reviewed articles to understand the science behind plastics and how it compares to the court of public opinion. Here is what he found.