When referring to any of the results of our analysis and/or its concept and design, please cite us accordingly:
Global Plastics Policy Centre (2022) March A., Salam, S., Evans, T., Hilton, J., Fletcher, S. (editors). Global Plastics Policy Review. Revolution Plastics, University of Portsmouth.
National Plastics Action Plan for Aotearoa New ZealandView the policy document
Key FindingsView the policy document
This policy aims to change behaviours, and redesign products, services and systems to avoid using plastics, and enable plastic reuse and repair. Deposit return schemes have been introduced and standardisation of kerbside collection. The plan places strict rules on compostable packaging. There is USD 100 million of funding for recycling infrastructure. Campaigns and education are included in the plan and USD 50 million for research and innovation. The evidence base was insufficient to review.
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Through an analytical framework, we've reviewed over 100 plastic policies. These reviews determine the effectiveness of policies in reducing plastic pollution and we offer recommendations in light of this evidence, to enhance future policy making. You can find out more about our methods on our methods page.Methods
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