Dr Elspeth McRae is chief innovation and science officer at the Crown Research Institute, Scion, which is working on alternatives to petroleum-based plastic. Dr McRae is on the board of the Packaging Council and leads a project with Callaghan Innovation designing new plastic alternatives with 3D & 4D printing. She also represents New Zealand on global bioeconomy forums. This interview is a companion to Erin Rhoads' story of her personal quest to reduce plastic waste.
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