Tag: single-use plastic
"We need a fundamentally different approach, that turns the tap off on new plastic production.”
They argue that this move will be critical in solving the plastic pollution issue currently confronting our planet.
"This law is ambitious, but at the same time it's realistic for where Chile stands regarding waste generation and its technical capabilities to make these changes possible."
“To be effective, the measure requires the support of citizens … to transform our consumption habits and strive towards more sustainable lifestyles.”
“If only one percent of the masks were to be disposed of incorrectly and dispersed in nature, this would result in up to 10 million masks per month polluting the environment.”
"Based on the best available science and guidance from public health professionals, it is clear that reusable systems can be used safely by employing basic hygiene."