20 Feb 2019

Litter experts devise solutions for Pacific waste

From , 4:02 pm on 20 February 2019

Vanuatu is looking at alternatives to plastic baby nappies which are clogging the country's landfills.

This follows a study by overseas litter experts who've looked at what sort of rubbish Vanuatu produces and come up with solutions specific for the country.

There's a similar team conducting research in Solomon Islands.

A principal investigator with the Commonwealth Litter Programme, Thomas Maes, says the countries are likely go ahead with the action plan it's devised.

Stack of nappies. 24 Jan 2019

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