Plastic pollution | Podcast

Microphone Why the plastics debate must focus on collection and recycling

Kristin Hughes, director of the Global Plastic Action Partnership, a multistakeholder initiative coordinated by the World Economic Forum, talks with Ian Welsh about the partnership’s work over the past 12 months coordinating government and brand approaches and desire to do something effective.

Hughes explains why the partnership is focusing efforts in southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa developing waste collection and recycling infrastructure, and paths to a circular economy approach.

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