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 …” #IBM #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #PRISM #endplasticwaste