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Chemicals and Waste
Marine and Freshwater

Definition(s)

Any discarded plastic (organic, or synthetic, material derived from polymers, resins or cellulose) generated by any industrial process, or by consumers. (Source: GEMET/APD)

In other languages

French
déchets plastiques
Russian
пластмассовые отходы
Spanish
desechos de plásticos y polímeros
Chinese, Simplified
塑料废料
Arabic
مخلفات البلاستيك

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with plastic waste

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Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly