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)
Policies for managing plastic debris are outdated and threaten the health of people and wildlife, say Chelsea M. Rochman, Mark Anthony Browne and colleagues.