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UN unveils plastic treaty "zero draft"

The UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) has released the "zero draft" of its legally-binding treaty to tackle plastic waste, including options to restrict virgin plastic production and mandate recycled content requirements. The zero draft will be debated by participating states at the third session of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Committee (INC-3) in November.

September 5, 2023