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Activists flay South Africa’s decline of support for global plastic ban treaty

Plastic pollution

A Mail & Guardian exposé on Monday, June 21, 2021, revealed that the South African government plans to reject a new proposed global treaty on plastics. According to a leaked document, the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries is afraid that the plastic ban will make it harder for the country to, among other things, capitalise on the plastic waste trade. Plastic ...

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Nigeria urged to address rising effects of plastic pollution

Akobi Crescent

As plastic production and consumption increases, Nigeria has been called upon to urgently invest into its waste management capabilities to tackle the mounting effects of plastic pollution on people and the environment. Plastic waste pollution in Akobi Crescent, Lagos, Nigeria These sentiments were shared in the Nigeria edition of “Plastic Atlas”, which was published by Break Free From Plastic and ...

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