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A Toxics-Free Future


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IPEN's Toxic Plastics Campaign

Every stage of the life-cycle of plastic involves toxic chemicals, which threaten human health, the environment, biodiversity, and the climate.

IPEN’s work aims to reveal the toxic threats to health and the environment in each stage of plastics’ life-cycle in order to:

  • Curb the production of toxic oil, natural gas, and petrochemicals.
  • Eliminate and substitute the most toxic chemicals used in the production of plastic.
  • Strengthen global policies related to plastic waste controls and incineration.
  • Promote environmental justice.

IPEN research and projects reveal hazardous substances in all stages in the life-cycle of plastics

Plastics life cycle

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