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Only nine percent of plastic recycled worldwide: OECD

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Less than 10 percent of the plastic used across the world is recycled, according to a new report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. The report found that 460 million tonnes of plastics were used in 2019, nearly double the amount in 2000. It comes comes less than a week before the UN Environment Assembly begins on February 28 in Nairobi, where formal talks are expected to begin on a future international plastics treaty, the scope of which will be discussed.

Added on the 23/02/2022 18:09:02 - Copyright : AFP EN

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