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Join us for an update on plastics

Our new Commentary on Plastics is out!

The 21st century is likely to be remembered as the "plastic age". Plastics began their triumphant march in the 1960's; today the planet is literally drowning in plastics. More than 353 million tons of plastic waste have been produced in 2019, and according to OECD figures, it will increase to as much as 1014 million tons annually by 2060 unless drastic measures are taken.

In a new Commentary, EASAC scientists shed light on what we should expect from an International Plastics Treaty - and why it matters. 

Check out the publication page for more info and materials!


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