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South Africa hosts Plastics Pacts Network ahead of UN plastics treaty

Cape Town in South Africa has welcomed the first-ever in-person meeting of the Plastics Pacts Network. The inaugural three-day intensive…

Global Plastics Treaty: World leaders accused of showing ‘zero ambition’

This week saw international delegates and world leaders debate a Global Plastics Treaty text that has not set out legally…

Calls for global policy on plastic pollution at INC-3 Nairobi

As the latest round of UN Global Plastics Treaty negotiations begins in Nairobi at the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-3), industry,…

New packaging coalition calls on UN to recognise natural materials

The Natural Polymers Group is a new industry voice committed to scaling natural polymer solutions to reduce plastic pollution globally.…