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Excessive plastics pollution has become one of the common denominators of the climate breakdown. In 2017, the UN’s worldfirst Oceans Conference warned that by 2050, there will be more plastics than fish in the sea.
“We could not have timed this conference better,” moderator Dharmendra Kanani told the 14 May Friends of Europe seminar
‘Sharpening EU Leadership in Plastics Recycling’. Four days earlier, at the UN conference, almost 200 countries committed to restricting shipments of hard-to-recycle plastic waste to poorer nations illequipped to process it.
- Event summary
- Event page
- Oceans governance and plastics (Event report)
- Is a ‘zero waste’ lifestyle possible
- Circular Plastics Alliance
- Re-thinking the production of plastic
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