Chemicals in Plastics – “adverse impacts on human health and the environment” Addressed in UNEP Report

On May 3, 2023, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) released a report, titled "Chemicals in Plastics: A Technical Report that “... aims to inform the global community about the often-overlooked chemical-related issues of plastic pollution, particularly their adverse impacts on human health and the environment as well as on resource efficiency and circularity.  Based on compelling scientific evidence, it further highlights the urgent need to act and outlines possible areas for action. It … outlines a set of credible and publicly available scientific studies and initiatives focused on chemicals in plastics and the science-policy interfaceTen groups of chemicals … are identified as being of major concern due to their high toxicity and potential to migrate or be released from plastics …” #PlasticWaste #SingleUsePlastic #FoodPackaging @UNEP