10 September, 2018

On behalf of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Resource Futures conducted a detailed review of global recycled plastics markets.

In response to marine litter pollution and unnecessary plastic packaging, there has recently been a swathe of new well-intentioned initiatives announced, but often in isolation and without a solid evidence base. The report shows that while civil society and industry stakeholders may be looking for clarity, over-simplification of the issues without recognising the uniqueness of each plastics application, and its associated impacts, risks pursuing ineffective and costly interventions.

Download the report from the OCED library