PLASTIC DISPOSAL

BY KEITH NUTHALL
INTERNATIONAL technical guidelines promoting the safe disposal of plastic wastes have been issued, following a United Nations Environment Programme backed meeting in Geneva. Representatives from more than 100 governments focused especially on the problems caused by developing countries lacking the necessary legislation and facilities to cope with the ongoing dramatic growth in the quantity of plastic their waste disposal organisations have to deal with. The guidelines seek to dissuade developing countries from disposing of plastics through ...


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