Global environmental problem with plastic
The global plastic waste problem is alarming. According to the United Nations, we are experiencing an environmental disaster. The world is producing plastic at an exponential rate without having a plan for disposing of it properly.
Have a look at all the plastic that we make:
Plastic waste everywhere
Every year, 8 million tons of plastic waste makes it into the ocean. It is equivalent to dumping a full garbage truck of plastic waste every minute. A big problem in our waters is also microplastics which may not be visible at first glance, but they are everywhere. These small particles are in the ocean, in our waterways, in animal bodies and also in 80 % of our tap water.