9 Dec 2019

Chief Science Advisor recommends plan to phase out plastic

From Morning Report, 7:52 am on 9 December 2019

Supermarkets and waste management companies are hoping the Government will adopt a National Plastics Action Plan, to combat plastic waste.

This is one of the recommendations in the rethinking plastics report from the Prime Minister's chief science advisor. J

uliet Gerrard also recommends better labelling on plastics, and streamlining kerbside recycling around the country, so people know how to recycle correctly.

RNZ political reporter Charlie Dreaver has the details.