8 Feb 2018

Samoa continues to find ways to manage plastic litter

From , 4:04 pm on 8 February 2018

With a number of Pacific countries banning plastic bags in response to the pollution in the ocean, Samoa continues to face a dilemma on how to manage its waste.

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme says this is affected the food and water supply and could lead to health issues for the people.

Sela Jane Hopgood has more.

Plastics wash ashore on the tide.

Plastics wash ashore on the tide. Photo: paktaotik2/123RF