Delay to microplastics crack-down causing huge environmental damage, campaigners warn

Delay to microplastics crack-down causing huge environmental damage, campaigners warn

Environmental campaigners have warned the European Commission against further delaying plans to restrict the use of microplastics, which keep “flooding into the environment” despite “the existence of... Read more

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