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Global plastics treaty talks get underway

Louise Osborne
November 28, 2022

From straws and bottles to throwaway coffee cups, plastic is a material the world is struggling to do without. It's endlessly useful, but it's also polluting the planet. Now nations are trying to agree a treaty to rein in the soaring use of plastic.

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