Indonesia’s coastal communities shoulder the impacts of ocean plastic

2 Oct 2020

Plastic rubbish on a beachThe urgency of reducing single-use plastic in global supply chains has been highlighted by a University of Queensland study in collaboration with the Indonesian Institute of Sciences.

UQ Business School researcher Dr Anna Phelan said the social and economic costs of plastic waste were often borne by coastal communities with limited waste management rather than by producers and manufacturers.

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