Tag: plastic pollution
“Phasing out unnecessary and problematic plastics will help reduce waste to landfill, improve our recycling system and encourage reusable or environmentally responsible alternatives.”
This information will make it easier for policymakers to actually take action to try to turn off the tap of marine litter flowing into the ocean, rather than just clean it up.”
When it comes to plastic our efforts seem to be much more focused on what happens after we use it than before we use it.
The problem is only likely to get worse unless something is done to stem the plastic tide.
"This law is ambitious, but at the same time it's realistic for where Chile stands regarding waste generation and its technical capabilities to make these changes possible."
ExxonMobil, Dow, Barclays, and more top lists in a new report ranking the companies behind the single-use plastic crisis.
“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.”