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April 18, 2024

Is it essential to have global standards for recycling and waste management?




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  1. GraciousElephant5
    104

    I think so, given that this is an issue that impacts all of society.

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  2. SvgBeast610
    14

    Essential, no, important, yes. I think there are very few global standards that should be labeled as essential as there are different countries with different needs and possibilities. It would be …Read MoreEssential, no, important, yes. I think there are very few global standards that should be labeled as essential as there are different countries with different needs and possibilities. It would be difficult, for example, for a 1st world country to try and implement standards of recycling and waste management they have onto a third-world country that may not have the resources to do so. Regardless, each country should have standards to ensure public health and safety, it just shouldn’t be a global standard. Read Less

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    1. FearlessHusky1
      122

      I totally agree. It is important and maybe a symbolic step, but I would not say it is essential. And as you mentioned, 3rd world countries and developing countries would be at a serious disadvantage.

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