Evaluating scenarios toward zero plastic pollution

  title={Evaluating scenarios toward zero plastic pollution},
  author={Winnie W. Y. Lau and Yonathan Shiran and Richard M. Bailey and Ed Cook and Martin R. Stuchtey and Julia Koskella and Costas A. Velis and Linda Godfrey and Julien Boucher and Margaret Burkhardt Murphy and Richard C. Thompson and Emilia Jankowska and Arturo Castillo Castillo and Toby D. Pilditch and Ben Dixon and Laura Koerselman and Edward Kosior and Enzo Favoino and Jutta Gutberlet and Sarah Baulch and Meera E. Atreya and David Fischer and Kevin K. He and Milan M. Petit and U. Rashid Sumaila and Emily Neil and Mark V. Bernhofen and Keith Lawrence and James E. Palardy},
  pages={1455 - 1461}
A mess of plastic It is not clear what strategies will be most effective in mitigating harm from the global problem of plastic pollution. Borrelle et al. and Lau et al. discuss possible solutions and their impacts. Both groups found that substantial reductions in plastic-waste generation can be made in the coming decades with immediate, concerted, and vigorous action, but even in the best case scenario, huge quantities of plastic will still accumulate in the environment. Science, this issue p… Expand
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