COVID-19: Resource recovery from plastic waste against plastic pollution

Siming You, Christian Sonne, Yong Sik Ok

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To combat with the challenge of plastic pollution, a sustainable, systematic, and hierarchical plastic management roadmap that clearly defines the relative roles and socioeconomic and environmental impacts of these measures is needed. It requires plastic waste type-specific and country demand-specific action plans as well as greater support from policymakers and the more general public. Finally, disaster resilience needs to be considered in consistent with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1801220
JournalCogent Environmental Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • plastic pollution
  • resource recovery
  • sustainable development
  • waste management

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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