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Legal Strategies to Cure the Plastic Planet: Corporate Marriage and Public Health Regulation of Single-Use Non-Biodegradeable Plastics

Gock, Angela; Dale, Ned; Ou-Yang, Lucinda; Wheeler, Sally; Faunce, Thomas


The 2018 export ban of recyclables to China provides an additional important reason for Australia in particular to act internationally and domestically to reduce its plastic waste. The problems Australia faces from single-use non-biodegradable plastics are replicated in every nation on Earth. Focusing on the Australian context, this article examines regulatory approaches to the problem of plastic production, consumption and disposal and its negative impact on public and ecosystem health. It...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: American Journal of Law and Medicine


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