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Rethinking plastic waste management under the COVID-19 pandemic

By August 20, 2020August 27th, 2020No Comments

This research study analyses plastic pollution policies and plastic waste directives such as the UN Conventions on the Law of the Sea on plastics use, production and waste management during the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out the potential short-term and long-term environmental impacts of the pandemic and a variety of policy recommendations suggested such as reducing the usage of single-use plastics and Personal Protective Equipment.

Rethinking and optimising plastic waste management under COVID-19 pandemic: Policy solutions based on redesign and reduction of single-use plastics and personal protective equipment