'It is getting worse': As OECD lays bare stark state of plastic pollution crisis, calls for global treaty grow

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UN countries are set to meet next week in Kenya, where the potential of a global plastic waste treaty is on the agenda | Credit: iStock
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UN countries are set to meet next week in Kenya, where the potential of a global plastic waste treaty is on the agenda | Credit: iStock

Campaigners are stepping up calls for a global treaty to tackle plastic pollution, as evidence grows that voluntary measures are struggling to turn the tide of plastic waste

Next week representatives from almost 200 countries will come together - both online and in person - for the UN Environment Assembly hosted in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Of the myriad urgent issues...

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