Matthew Pearson* and Eesha Khare
Edited by Omar Tantawi and Bertrand J. Neyhouse
Article | Aug. 29 2022
- The generation of an alarming degree of plastic waste has spurred action to mitigate the environmental consequences of plastic waste buildup
- A multifaceted policy approach addressing the full lifecycle of plastics from production to disposal offers numerous routes to effectively contend with the plastic waste problem
- In addition to regulatory and economic government policies, changes in consumer behavior and movement toward a closed-loop system through long-term investments could aid plastic waste mitigation and lead to innovation in sustainable materials and waste management technology
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