Sustainable Development

The world's plastic problem in numbers

In 2015, over 320 million tons of polymers, excluding fibers, were manufactured across the globe. Image: REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas

Eric Beckman

Professor of Chem/Petroleum Engineering, University of Pittsburgh

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