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Not-so-fantastic plastic - why the world needs a global treaty to end plastic pollution

June 4, 2020

Humans produce a staggering 275 million tonnes of plastic waste a year and very little of it is recycled – mostly, it ends up in the environment, polluting land and sea while having a terrible impact on our natural world. Could the solution be a new global treaty to join forces and fight it together?

Tim Grabiel, a Senior Lawyer working on EIA’s Climate and Ocean campaigns, talks with Press & Communications Officer Paul Newman to make the case for an international Convention on Plastic Pollution.

Tim-Grabiel  Paul Newman