EIA podcast – why does the world need a new global treaty to fight plastic pollution?

Humans produce a staggering 275 million tonnes of plastic waste a year and very little of it is recycled – mostly, it ends up in the environment, polluting land and sea while having a terrible impact on our natural world. Could the solution be a new global treaty to join forces and fight it together?

Podcast – What on Earth?

Not so-fantastic plastic – why the world needs a global treaty to end plastic pollution

Welcome back to the EIA What on Earth? podcast

Ahead of  World Oceans Day on Monday (8 June), Tim Grabiel, a Senior Lawyer working on EIA’s Climate and Ocean campaigns, talks with Press & Communications Officer Paul Newman to make the case for an international Convention on Plastic Pollution.


Tim Grabiel

Paul Newman