In 2030, pieces of plastic will still wash up on beaches – but it could be much less if the country acts now.
The prediction comes from a “sobering” new report on the state of New Zealand’s plastic waste, which says big changes are needed to put a lid on the problem.
Amber-Leigh Woolf reports for Stuff.
Plastic pellets mixed with sand on a New Zealand beach. Image credit: Thomas Manch/Stuff.