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It is the first time the world will see multilateral action against plastic pollution on such a large scale as the transboundary nature of plastic pollution becomes increasingly evident.
- Plastic pollution is transboundary due to global patterns of consumption and production.
- Trade can form part of the solution to plastic pollution via trading agreements that support responsible plastic flows and circularity.
- A summit in Uruguay will discuss establishing an internationally binding treaty on plastic pollution for the first time for delivery by 2024.