The chief executive of Nestlé has said that responsibility for collecting and managing plastic waste should not be “thrown in the lap” of corporations, and producer responsibility laws are already squeezing consumer goods firms to pay for plastic pollution.

Speaking at an event hosted by investment firm Lombard Odier on Wednesday, Nestlé CEO Mark Schneider was challenged by a former government official on how actors “producing the waste” would have to respond to a legally-binding global treaty on plastic pollution, which is to be negotiated later this year. Read more

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