Tag: plastic waste
Negotiators from 175 nations will create a team of scientists to address the plastic pollution crisis worldwide.
They argue that this move will be critical in solving the plastic pollution issue currently confronting our planet.
“We understand people need Amazon. And so we’re hoping Amazon can fix this problem and become a leader in reducing plastic, which is really important for the oceans.”
A study published in 2020 that concluded that the U.S. is the largest global source of plastic waste, including plastics shipped to other countries that later are mismanaged.
“With plastic production growing at a rapid rate, increasing amounts of plastic can be expected to flood our blue planet with devastating consequences.”
“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.”
China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.
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