Nearly 200 countries back historic treaty to stop plastic pollution

    Companies such as BEWI support the initiative.

    Plastic pollution is a global problem impossible to solve without a broad consensus. This is why the decision taken at the United Nations Environment Assembly in Nairobi, Kenya, has been described as a ‘truly historic’ treaty. Nearly 200 countries have agreed to negotiate an international agreement to halt global plastic pollution. World leaders have until 2024 to agree on the terms, which will include rules for the production, use, and disposal of plastics.

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