Illegal plastic waste trade increases sharply

The World

Plastic pollution is a global problem, and increasingly, it’s happening illegally with grave consequences for the world’s most vulnerable people. A new report from international crime fighters Interpol has found that illegal plastic dumping has sharply increased in the last two years. The World’s Host Carol Hills speaks to plastics policy expert with the World Wide Fund for Nature, Eirik Lindebjerg, about the recent report by Interpol and its implications.

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