Nature

Volume 494 Number 7436 pp147-276
14 February 2013

Policy: Classify plastic waste as hazardous
Chelsea M. Rochman; Mark Anthony Browne; Benjamin S. Halpern; Brian T. Hentschel; Eunha Hoh; Hrissi K. Karapanagioti; Lorena M. Rios-Mendoza; Hideshige Takada; Swee Teh; Richard C. Thompson
Nature 494, 169–171 (14 February 2013)
doi:10.1038/494169a
Policies for managing plastic debris are outdated and threaten the health of people and wildlife, say Chelsea M. Rochman, Mark Anthony Browne and colleagues.