UN amends anti-dumping rules in plastic waste crack down

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Plastic waste is currently being exported to poorer nations which lack the infrastructure to safely process it | Credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service
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Plastic waste is currently being exported to poorer nations which lack the infrastructure to safely process it | Credit: US Fish and Wildlife Service

Changes to Basel Convention make it illegal to ship plastic waste between countries without prior consent, but fears remain over escalating plastic crisis

The UN moved to control the flow of plastic waste around the world on Friday, adopting amendments to the Basel Convention that makes it illegal for waste exporters to ship plastic waste overseas without...

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