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How to reduce the impacts of single-use plastic products

 23 NOV 2021 STORY CHEMICALS & POLLUTION ACTION UNEP

Single-use plastic products (SUPPs) may epitomize convenience, but with the damage they cause through production, distribution and litter, they are a major threat to environmental and human health.

The open burning of plastic waste, consumption of plastic-contaminated seafood and creation of harmful microplastics are just some reasons why SUPPs should be phased out.

Eliminating plastic product pollution is an important component of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.

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