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Turning the Tide on Single-use Plastic 2021

Turning the Tide on Single-use Plastic 2021
  • Publications 2021
  • Publications 2022

Turning the Tide on Single-use Plastic 2021

It is recognised around the world that phasing out single-use plastics is an important and achievable step in striving to reduce pollution, cut carbon emissions and protect marine life.

There are a range of plastic packaging and consumer products that are designed to be used once, often away from home and for just a short time or a very limited number of uses, before being thrown away. These include packaging, bags and disposable foodware items. Consumers and industry can make a conscious choice to avoid problematic and unnecessary single-use plastics, and when supported by governments these seemingly small actions result in real and powerful environmental benefits.

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