ROUGHLY 180 COUNTRIES AGREE ON TREATY TO REGULATE TRADE IN PLASTIC WASTE

BUT ONLY 40 PERCENT WAS PROCESSED DOMESTICALLY, ACCORDING TO THE TOKYO-BASED PLASTIC WASTE MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE.

NEARLY ALL COUNTRIES AGREED ON FRIDAY TO A LEGALLY BINDING FRAMEWORK TO CURB PLASTIC WASTE, WHICH HAS BECOME A MAJOR THREAT TO THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT, THE

GENEVA - Nearly all countries agreed on Friday to a legally binding framework to curb plastic waste, which has become a major threat to the marine environment, the United Nations said.
Such waste accounts for around half of the plastic waste generated globally.
The country has relied largely on low-cost recycling in developing countries.

GENEVA - Nearly all countries agreed on Friday to a legally binding framework to curb plastic waste, which has become a major threat to the marine environment, the United Nations said. Under the amended Basel Convention,...

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