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Tackling our plastic problem

Plastic is an intrinsic part of our daily lives but can have a huge impact on our environment and health. Image credit - Pxhere, licensed under CC0

From its reliance on fossil fuels to the waste littering our oceans, plastic is a problem requiring innovative solutions. Our stories take a fresh look at how scientists and researchers are working to find eco-friendly alternatives and design solutions to tackle plastic pollution, clean our seas and redefine the role plastic plays in our everyday lives. We also cover crucial policy developments and the issues shaping the conversation about plastic.