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Plastics Treaty: The 1st session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-1)

Punta del Este Convention and Exhibition Centre

INC-1 marks the beginning of two-year long negotiations to reach an international agreements to end plastic pollution, as intended in the UNEA-5.2 resolution 5/14. In this session, delegates from around the world will discuss potential elements and structure for the new plastics treaty, drawing from various currently active international agreements and the latest plastics science.

With the world producing ever more plastic, Professor Steve Fletcher explains why the UK needs to stop exporting its plastic waste in @ConversationUK
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Read his article here 👇
https://bit.ly/3AIHrsy

Well done to the amazing students at @theflipflopi, some intense workshops we @UoPPlastics ran on the environmental and human health impacts of plastic pollution in Lamu. They visited the local dumpsite and slaughterhouse, and found 35kg of plastic inside one cow! 🐄