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2014 pf1 biddle_material_solutions

  1. 1. Creating a More Sustainable Plastics Industry Dr. Mike Biddle Founder and President, MBA Polymers Principal/Founder, Material Solutions Material Solutions Delivering resource efficiency solutions
  2. 2. Material Solutions Are Plastics: A. One of the most sustainable materials on the plant? B. A Plague on the Planet? “Plastic Plague” C. Both? Multiple Choice Question
  3. 3. 3   Why  Should  We  Care?   Material Solutions
  4. 4. “I have one word for you” “Plastics” Material Solutions
  5. 5. Plastics have Grown Faster than most Materials Material Solutions
  6. 6. Plastics have Grown Faster than most Materials Material Solutions
  7. 7. A Tale of Two Materials Steel Recycling Rate is Much Higher 0%   25%   50%   75%   100%   Estimates from durable goods Plastics are More Valuable Plastics SteelSteel Plastics Material Solutions
  8. 8. July  2012      confiden0al   8  8   So why aren’t more plastics re-used? 1.  Plas8cs  just  started  coming  back  in   large  and  organized  volumes   2.  It’s  not  Easy     Material Solutions
  9. 9. July  2012      confiden0al   9  9   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling - Japan
  10. 10. July  2012      confiden0al   10  10   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling - Japan
  11. 11. July  2012      confiden0al   11  11   Automobile Recycling - Germany
  12. 12. July  2012      confiden0al   12  12   Automobile and WEEE Recycling - Austria
  13. 13. July  2012      confiden0al   13  13   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling – The Netherlands
  14. 14. July  2012      confiden0al   14  14   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling – Germany
  15. 15. July  2012      confiden0al   15  15   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling - France
  16. 16. July  2012      confiden0al   16  16   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling - Spain
  17. 17. July  2012      confiden0al   17  17   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling - Switzerland
  18. 18. July  2012      confiden0al   18  18   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling – South Korea
  19. 19. July  2012      confiden0al   19  19   WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment) Recycling - Taiwan
  20. 20. July  2012      confiden0al   20  20   Shredding to Liberate and Recover Metals
  21. 21. July  2012      confiden0al   21  21   Remaining material is called “shredder residue”
  22. 22. July  2012      confiden0al   22  22   Shredder residue from large appliances
  23. 23. July  2012      confiden0al   23  23   Shredder residue from automobiles
  24. 24. July  2012      confiden0al   24  24   Mixed Plastics from MRFS
  25. 25. July  2012      confiden0al   25   Density 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Copper Steel Aluminum Brass Titanium Magnesium Metals Water 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 PEPP PSABS f-PP nylonPET PC/ABS SAN PPO POM PUPSU PVC PPSPEI PMMA Plastics Material Solutions
  26. 26. July  2012      confiden0al   26  26  26   Material Solutions“Low-Cost” Recycling Photos from Basel Action Network (BAN), www.ban.org
  27. 27. July  2012      confiden0al   27  27   Photos from Basel Action Network (BAN), www.ban.org 27   Material Solutions“Low-Cost” Recycling
  28. 28. July  2012      confiden0al   28  28   Photos from Basel Action Network (BAN), www.ban.org 28   Material Solutions“Low-Cost” Recycling
  29. 29. July  2012      confiden0al   29   “Low-Cost” Recycling Photos from Basel Action Network (BAN), www.ban.org Material Solutions
  30. 30. July  2012      confiden0al   30   Photos from Basel Action Network (BAN), www.ban.org Material Solutions“Low-Cost” Recycling
  31. 31. July  2012      confiden0al   31   Material Solutions“Low-Cost” Recycling Photos from Basel Action Network (BAN), www.ban.org
  32. 32. July  2012      confiden0al   32   Photos from Basel Action Network (BAN), www.ban.org “Low-Cost” Recycling Material Solutions
  33. 33. July  2012      confiden0al   33   And Some Finds Its Way to Streams, Rivers and Oceans Photo: Honolulu Civil Beat Photo: Discovery News Photo: http:// genesis- chiropractic.com Photo: Getty Images Material Solutions
  34. 34. July  2012      confiden0al   34   And Some Can End Up in the Food Chain Photo: www.plasticpollutioncoaliton.org Photo: Vegalante Image: Vegalante Photo: Chris Jordan
  35. 35. July  2012      confiden0al   35   Interactions with animals not always positive Material Solutions
  36. 36. July  2012      confiden0al   36   Chris Jordan Midway Film Material Solutions MidwayFilm.com The plight of 10’s of thousands of nesting Albatross
  37. 37. July  2012      confiden0al   37   Plastics are being ingested by many different species of fish Material Solutions
  38. 38. July  2012      confiden0al   38   Growing Efforts to Tie Plastics to Health Issues Material Solutions
  39. 39. July  2012      confiden0al   39   Photo: Ocean Recovery Alliance, Doug Woodring Can’t we recover these plastics? Material Solutions
  40. 40. July  2012      confiden0al   40   Material Solutions
  41. 41. July  2012      confiden0al   41   Material Solutions
  42. 42. July  2012      confiden0al   42  
  43. 43. July  2012      confiden0al   43   Material Solutions
  44. 44. July  2012      confiden0al   44  44  
  45. 45. July  2012      confiden0al   45  45   Most “Difficult” Plastic Streams are sent to China for Recycling Photos from Scrap Magazine Material Solutions
  46. 46. July  2012      confiden0al   46  46  
  47. 47. July  2012      confiden0al   47   Photo: Basel Action Network Often the recyclers in developing countries are the source of the pollution Photo: Scrap Magazine Material Solutions
  48. 48. July  2012      confiden0al   48   Photo: Vegalante 'Out to Sea – The Plastic Garbage Project just opened in the Zurich Museum of Design. Every 15 seconds this amount of plastic garbage gets released into the sea
  49. 49. July  2012      confiden0al   49   Photos: Basel Action Network
  50. 50. July  2012      confiden0al   50  50   Procurement   Processing   Selling   Traditional Plastics Business ModelSustainable Business Model Plentiful and growing supply! Lower cost and not tied to oil Lower Capital Costs 80 to 90% LOWER Energy Saves 1-3 tons CO2/ton plastic Closing the Loop More Flexible Plant Sustainable Products
  51. 51. July  2012      confiden0al   51  51   The first global plastics “recycling” company MBA  is  not  only  the  technology  leader  –  but  the  first  global  plas0cs  recycling   company   CA, USA First production Plant  China     2006      Austria   2006         UK     2010  
  52. 52. July  2012      confiden0al   52  52   MBA CHINA
  53. 53. July  2012      confiden0al   53  53   MBA UK 53  
  54. 54. July  2012      confiden0al   54  54   MBA AUSTRIA 54   MBA  short  video  
  55. 55. July  2012      confiden0al   55  55   55   Our  Technology,  Scale  and  Scope  Allows  Us  to   Close  the  Loop   U8lize  proprietary   mechanical    separa8on   process  to  isolate  and   purify  high-­‐value   plas8cs   Operate  in  geographic   loca8ons  where  durable   goods  are  recycled  in   large  quan88es   Procure  plas8cs-­‐rich  shredder   residue  from  recycling  partners   Provide  customers  with  unique   global  offering  of  PCR  plas8cs  
  56. 56. July  2012      confiden0al   56  56  56   Does  Anyone  Care?   Material Solutions
  57. 57. July  2012      confiden0al   57  
  58. 58. July  2012      confiden0al   58   "42% of plastic is recycled and 58% of plastic not in contact with food is recycled"
  59. 59. July  2012      confiden0al   59  
  60. 60. July  2012      confiden0al   60  
  61. 61. July  2012      confiden0al   61  61   Green  Procurement  Becomes  Real   Blue  Angel  (Germany)   Ecomark  (Japan)   Nordic  Swan   TCO  Development   (Sweden)   Terrachoice   (Canada)   TED (EU Computer Mfgrs Assoc) Ecoflower  (EU)   Material Solutions
  62. 62. July  2012      confiden0al   62  62   Leading  Organiza8ons  Like  the  WEF  Understand   the  Importance  of  Resource  Recovery   62   Finally, someone invented a way to clean up the e- waste left over when all that technology goes out of date in the next minute and a half. MBA Polymers, Inc. Michael Biddle E-Waste Meets Its Re-Maker By LAURAA. LOCKE/SAN FRANCISCO
  63. 63. July  2012      confiden0al   63   id eainnova tionprogress ion The Technical Plastics Recycling Pioneer President and Founder, MBA Polymers 63  
  64. 64. July  2012      confiden0al   64  64   Intel  Tech  Laureate  for  2006   Dr.  Craig  BarreW,  Intel  Chairman,  presents  the  award  and  grills  Dr.  Biddle  over  dinner  all  night  about  MBA‘s   technology.    Bill  Gates  also  gets  the  Humanitarian  Award  the  same  night.  
  65. 65. July  2012      confiden0al   65  65  65   Thomas  Alva  Edison  Award  for  Innova8on,  2002  
  66. 66. July  2012      confiden0al   66  66   One  of  the  World‘s  Top  100  Global  CleanTech  Companies   Selected as one of the top 100 CleanTech companies in the World in both 2009 and 2010 66  
  67. 67. July  2012      confiden0al   67   MBA Polymers Named GoingGreen Silicon Valley Global 200 Company of the Year
  68. 68. July  2012      confiden0al   68   Winner: Materials & Resources 2013 & Grand Prize Winner Reuters: “If the Nobel society had an award for sustainability, it would resemble the Katerva awards, a new international prize for the most promising ideas and efforts to advance the planet toward sustainability.”
  69. 69. July  2012      confiden0al   69   The  2012  Göteborg  Award                                                           "The  Nobel  Prize  in  Environment"   “EXTRAORDINARY DRIVES TO CLOSE THE LOOP GIVE BIDDLE AND SÖDERBERG THE GOTHENBURG AWARD” 20092010 2011 20022007
  70. 70. July  2012      confiden0al   70   Over 800,000 unique views Over 1,000 comments, questions, etc. •  Thank you for doing this! •  What can we do to help? •  When can we have one in our country? Citizens all around the planet really care!
  71. 71. July  2012      confiden0al   71   If necessity is the mother of invention, then the state of the environment should be driving innovation around the world. And indeed it is. Executive produced by SHFT co-founders Peter Glatzer and Adrian Grenier and sponsored by Ford Motor Company. Learn more about the people who are leading the world toward a more sustainable future -- and inspiring everyone they touch along the way. The Big SHFT: 10 Innovators Changing Our World Material Solutions

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