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It’s Time to Wake Up to the Threat of Single-use Plastics

May 13, 2019

Via: Waste360

With the May 10 vote to add new measures to restrict and bring disclosure to plastic waste trade through the U.N. Basel Convention, the years-long tremor shaking up plastic recycling became a massive earthquake. Countries will now have the right to be notified in advance about plastic waste trade shipments and will have the right to refuse those shipments. In a few short months, global policy has taken a major leap forward.

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