UN gets behind Daily Mail's campaign on plastic waste

More than 100 nations will today sign a pledge to eliminate plastic pollution from the oceans.At a global summit yesterday envoys agreed to a zero-tolerance policy to deal with the ‘planetary crisis’.The head of the UN’s environment programme told the 7,000 delegates the Mail should be praised for campaigning on the issue. Holding up a copy of the newspaper, headlined ‘Let’s turn the tide on plastic’, Erik Solheim said: ‘Pollution is the biggest killer on the planet and we need to defeat it. ...