Plastic Waste – Basel Convention Policymaking Innovations Announced

On April 6, 2021, the Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership and the Secretariat of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions (BRS) rolled-out http://www.basel.int/Implementation/PublicAwareness/PressReleases/PWPprojectslaunch/tabid/8797/Default.aspx  “… over 50 pilot projects across the world … [fostering] the introduction of practical innovations to policymaking in the form of changes to business-as-usual prompted by the Basel Convention’s Plastic Waste Amendments, which became effective on 1 January this year …” – The Basel Convention Plastic Waste Partnership is a “… new platform comprising more than a hundred actors from governments, private sector and civil society organisations collectively seeking solutions to the plastic pollution crisis … the projects focus on the environmentally sound management of plastic waste, the prevention and minimization of the generation of plastic waste, and the control of transboundary movements of plastic waste …” #PlasticWaste

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