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A Toxics-Free Future


Plastics, Plastic Waste, and Chemicals in Africa

See the IPEN video showing how exports of plastics and plastic waste, mostly from wealthy countries, bring toxic chemicals to Africa, exposing children and families to harmful chemicals and poisoning the circular economy.

Visit our Plastics Treaty page for more information and learn more here about our work at the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) in September 2022.