Thirty two percent (32%) of plastic packaging ends up littering the environment, 40% is sitting in a landfill somewhere, 14% is incinerated, another 14% is recycled but only 2% is effectively recycled. This Story of Plastic animated video shows...
"Between January 2015 and September 2019, banks provided loans and underwriting of more than USD 1.7 trillion to key actors in the global plastics supply chain," notes Portfolio Earth in its recent Bankrolling Plastics report. "Banks must no longer...
The mass production and consumption of plastics has created perhaps the biggest environmental crisis in human history. To solve the plastic problem we need to start producing and using alternative non-plastic products. And of course we can also recycle,...
The Future’s Not in Plastics report finds that mounting pressure to curtail the use of plastics— now  a worldwide public concern—could slash virgin plastic demand growth from 4% a year to under 1%, with demand peaking in 2027. This post is sourced...
Some of you will remember The Graduate (1967) starring Dustin Hoffman who played the character Ben, a young graduate attending a party. When asked what he plans to do with his future, Mr. Maguire takes him aside and says...
If you’re an average person, you eat at least 50,000 particles of microplastic each year and you breath in a similar amount. That’s close to 275 particles per day or approximately 20 for each waking hour. This adds up...