Plastic Waste – Environmental and Public Health Risks Expected to Lead to Liability Claims

An October 14 , 2022 Minderoo news release reports on a study that “… shows that plastic’s range of harmful impacts could trigger potentially colossal liability claims against the petrochemical industry … Also exposed are manufacturers of plastic polymers, whose products ultimately degrade into micro- and nanoplastic particles which persist in the environment for decades, entering the human food chain; and which are rapidly emerging as major public health and environmental threats … The study’s conclusions offer a previously unheard-of chance for policymakers to address the risk and societal costs associated with plastic pollution, and they should be taken as a warning to the plastics sector that ignoring the problem at hand is no longer an option …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #MicroPlastics @minderoo