Chemicals and plastics are critical for enabling a high standard of living amid global population growth, but more must be done to combat waste and educate people on the importance of the industry, said Chevron Phillips Chemical executive B.J. Hebert. CPChem helped found the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, which has a five-year goal to "develop, deploy and bring solutions to scale that will minimize and manage plastic waste and promote post-use solutions."
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