Tag: plastic pollution
“You’re starting to see an outcry in countries being flooded with waste. And we are already seeing more countries starting to put their foot down.”
“Recycled plastic binders are ‘closing the loop’ by using plastic that had been used for something else and giving it new life, keeping the plastic out of our landfills and oceans.”
Small pellets, big problems.
The company seems to be aiming to clean up its act somewhat this year with the introduction of a 13.2-ounce bottle made with 100-percent recycled PET (rPET) plastic.
China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.
“To be effective, the measure requires the support of citizens … to transform our consumption habits and strive towards more sustainable lifestyles.”
"The world's top polluting corporations claim to be working hard to solve plastic pollution, but instead they are continuing to pump out harmful single-use plastic packaging."
Researchers continue to find new information about how widespread plastic pollution has become, but also how we can help stem the tide.
"The U.S. has a relatively robust waste infrastructure, yet an estimated five times as much plastic pollution entered the oceans in 2016 than in 2010."