[PBS NewsHour]

How countries are trying to tackle the plastic pollution problem together

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (PBS News Hour) — This week, representatives from 150 nations are meeting in Uruguay with the goal of dramatically reducing or eliminating all plastic pollution by 2040.

Meanwhile, U.S. lawmakers introduced a new bill to help curtail the harmful impacts of plastic waste.

Washington Post reporter Michael Birnbaum joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.