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The Oscar-winning actor admitted he was a “flag-waver, not a policymaker”, but was attempting to raise awareness about the effects of plastic waste, including the leaking of endocrine-disrupting chemicals. He also said he wants to change of waste habits and promote recycling.
The EU has a variety of waste rules - including the 19-year-old Packing and Packaging Waste Directive and the 2008 Waste Framework Directive. But there is no specific target for plastics recycling, and their growing environmental impact has prompted calls for specific regulation - as written on EurActive.com.
Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution. This is a meticulous, brave investigative journey that takes Irons (and us) from skepticism to sorrow and from horror to hope - you can read on IMDb.com .