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National Plastics Action Plan for Aotearoa New Zealand

On average each New Zealander sends at least 60 kilograms of plastic to landfill every year. Our recovery and recycling rates for plastics are low. Plastic is present in our soils, water, food and even the air we breathe.

The National Plastics Action Plan builds on the recommendations of the Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor in the Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand report.

The National Plastics Action Plan will help us speed up our transition to a low-carbon circular economy.

On average each New Zealander sends at least 60 kilograms of plastic to landfill every year. Our recovery and recycling rates for plastics are low. Plastic is present in our soils, water, food and even the air we breathe.

The National Plastics Action Plan builds on the recommendations of the Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor in the Rethinking Plastics in Aotearoa New Zealand report.

The National Plastics Action Plan will help us speed up our transition to a low-carbon circular economy.