Lessons from Lockdown: Plastics recycling

This WWF Policy Brief examined the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the downstream waste and recycling sector. The Brief illustrates the important role of the informal waste pickers and argues that the heightened inequalities in the plastics value chain impedes the transition towards a circular economy.

Farm Design was responsible for the document design, infographics and illustrations. Farm Design also commissioned photographs for the publication from Jeffrey Abrahams.

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