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Plastic consumption on course to nearly double by 2050 – research

FILE PHOTO: A girl walks past plastic waste dumped at a former landfill in Manila, Philippines, May 27, 2022. REUTERS/Lisa Marie David

Singapore Reuters Plastic use in G20 countries is on course to nearly double by the middle of the century unless a comprehensive and legally binding global treaty to curb consumption is drawn up, according to research published on Monday. Existing programmes to boost recycling or cut single-use plastic consumption only “scratched the surface” and a […]