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Rethinking single-use plastic products in travel & tourism

  • Published on September 9, 2021
Author: UNEP & WTTC
Research on Travel & Tourism’s contribution to plastic pollution and stakeholder’s actions to reduce the impacts of single-use plastic products.
In this context, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
undertook research to better understand Travel & Tourism’s specific contribution to SUPPs and how sector actors can and are decreasing Travel & Tourism’s environmental impact caused by SUPPs. This report highlights some of the key challenges that still need to be addressed to contribute to a more sustainable future, including the impact of COVID-19 prevention measures on sustainability goals. It also features selected practical case studies where SUPPs have been successfully phased out.

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