The British ban is a victory for the environment and will eliminate billions of pieces of plastic waste annually. Nick Mallos, the vice president of Ocean Plastics at The Ocean Conservancy, says the decision is a critical step in phasing out harmful single-use plastics and will help transition to a reusable system. We explore the role of design-for-recyclability and plastic recycling in a sustainable future. You can learn more about The Ocean Conservancy at oceanconservancy.org.
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This podcast originally aired on February 17, 2023.