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UN meeting considers plastic treaty, taxes

In December 2018 (3-7), Geneva hosted the high-level United Nations meeting on plastic marine litter and micro-plastic pollution.

The main purpose of the gathering was to examine whether the world needs a new global treaty for managing plastic waste, a sort of Paris Climate Agreement or Montreal Protocol for polymers that could put binding requirements on countries.

To find out more follow the link below:

https://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20181214/NEWS/181219930/un-meeting-considers-plastic-treaty-taxes

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