Mediterranean governments urged to back global plastics pact

Tackling record high levels of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean will require urgent government action both domestically and at a global scale, WWF has said

Tackling record high levels of plastic pollution in the Mediterranean will require urgent government action both domestically and at a global scale, WWF has said.

“In all Mediterranean countries plastic pollution is the result of failures across the entire plastic life cycle, including production, consumption, waste management, and secondary markets for recycled material,” the green group warns in a new report. “Therefore action must be taken at all levels to ensure zero leakage of plastic into nature.”

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