Single-Use Plastic Products (SUPP) and their alternatives: Recommendations from Life Cycle Assessments

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UN Environment Programme (UNEP) defines single use plastic products as “an umbrella term for different types of products that are typically used once before being thrown away or recycled” (UNEP 2018), which includes food packaging, bottles, straws, containers, cups, cutlery and shopping bags. It has been estimated that about 100-150 million tonnes of plastics are produced for single use products and about 8 million tonnes of plastics are dumped into the oceans every year (Plastics Oceans 2019)There is a need
Emerging Policy Issues: Chemicals in products
Topics: Life Cycle