EFRA Report on Plastic Waste Exports

EFRA Report on Plastic Waste Exports

8 Nov 2022

Currently the UK sends over 60% of its plastics abroad, exporting the problem of plastic waste to countries that often do not have the ability to dispose of this waste sustainably. In less developed countries, this has led to a range of economic, social and health problems including land and water degradation, air pollution and food chain contamination. EFRA are therefore recommending that the Government ban the export of plastic waste by the end of 2027.

Read the report here: EFRA Report Plastic waste

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