Analyses | Environment and energy | 2018-10-08 | Sing Tao

Replacing single-use plastics will require substantial effort

To reduce the consumption of single-use plastics, people have been looking for alternatives that are considered to be relatively more environmentally-friendly, such as oxo-degradable plastic. However, to truly reduce the impact to nature, such alternatives require a host of complementary factors including waste sorting and standard setting.

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