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Wednesday, 16 October 2019

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Tony Mash
17 April 2014 09:00:00 | Posted by: Tony Mash, TMA Consulting Inc.
Should coatings be formulated to ensure that their ingredients can be recycled safely?

What happens to a coating or a coated product when its prime application has been completed and it must be disposed of? Is that the end of the line? We talk about ‘cradle to grave’, but can the ‘grave’ in the form of incineration and landfill be avoided? Can coatings be formulated to enhance the recyclability of the substrates that they decorate or protect? In order to be good managers of the world’s resources, a positive response to these questions HAS to be found.

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Tony Mash
6 March 2014 09:00:00 | Posted by: Tony Mash, TMA Consulting Inc.
No management without measurement: an imperative for those committed to sustainable development

We have yet to see many of the sustainable development ideas available to the Coatings Industry actively commercialised. That may seem a rather harsh statement which does not recognise what may be going on under the surface (sorry for the pun). The Sustainable Innovation Award organised by the British Coatings Federation signals the industry’s progress to date and provides some directions for future action and investment.  

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