Greg Hunt proposes plastic microbeads ban if voluntary phase-out doesn’t work

Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt says he’ll ban plastic microbeads by 2018, if a voluntary phase-out doesn’t work…He’s promised $60,000 worth of new research on solutions to Australia’s marine plastic problem…Progress surely, though given the scale of the problem, Greens Senator Peter Whish-Wilson described the new commitments as ‘an insult’…So how big is Australia’s marine plastic problem? And what can we do about it?

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