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Close the loop on plastic, says leading academic - COMMENT UPDATE

Manufacturers, local authorities and the public need to work towards closed loop recycling for plastic items to tackle the waste management problem associated with plastic in the environment, according to a leading academic.Plymouth University marine scientist Dr Richard Thompson told MRW: We need to work toward closed-loop recycling. This applies to plastic bottles and a wide range of other disposable items of packaging. In other words to reduce the waste management ...