Plastics and the Environment

This is how New Zealand is tackling plastic pollution

New Zealand is proposing an increase in plastic packaging regulations. Image: UNSPLASH/Brian Yurasits

Trisia Farrelly

Senior Lecturer, Massey University

Hannah Blumhardt

Senior Associate at the Institute of Governance and Policy Studies, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington

Takunda Y Chitaka

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of the Western Cape


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