The Guest Blog this month is provided by Keefe Harrison, The Recycling Partnership CEO
Greetings from Abu Dhabi. As the 2019 World Ocean Summit wraps up, and I prepare to head home, I’ve settled on my mantra for the year:
Warming waters. Acidification. Marine debris. The ocean is the pulse of our planet and it needs our help. We know that climate change is accelerating the troubles in our seas, compounding the hazards brought on from plastic waste in our waterways. It can be depressing. It should be depressing. But it shouldn’t mean that we give up hope. Instead, it should be the final push we need to boldly try new things, fail fast, and build new alliances to make change – in partnership, together.
Partnership is part of our name for a reason. Over the past five years, it has been The Recycling Partnership’s approach to work with others to tackle challenges, head on, with no wishful thinking.
Our approach? Try new things. Think we can do even better? Wonderful. Learn from mistakes and try again. Play well with others. Roll up your sleeves. It’s not always easy to face challenges…