The future’s not in plastics

Plastics impose a massive untaxed externality upon society which the new Carbon Tracker report estimates at about $1,000 per tonne ($350bn a year) from carbon dioxide, health costs, collection costs, and ocean pollution. 40% of plastic waste ends up in the environment, 11 million tonnes of it flows annually into our seas. 70 – 80% of people want radical action. When you look at these statistics, it’s clear the future’s not in plastics.

Read more about the harmful impacts of the plastics cycle, the alternatives on offer, and why we want to help communities go plastic free.