Every minute, 1 million plastic water bottles are purchased globally. This visual demonstrates how many water bottles are purchased every hour, day, month, and year.
Drowning in plastic
Visualising the world’s addiction to plastic bottles. Around the world, almost 1 million plastic bottles are purchased every minute.
The purpose of this week's legislative vote in the state of California is to dramatically reduce plastic pollution from popular manufactured goods.
California Bill Puts Recycling Onus on Plastic Manufacturers. They‘re Not Happy About It
California is considering a first-in the nation attempt at requiring plastic manufacturers to take responsibility for the fate of their products.
The retailer @Tesco is planning to prohibit excessive plastic packaging products in stores and the removal of all hard-to-recycle products from their own label.
This is a good first step but a lot of plastic still remains on the shelves!
Tesco promises to ban brands that use excessive packaging
Chief executive says hard-to-recycle plastic on own-brand products will be eliminated
After removing 11,000 tons of single-use plastics, earlier this year from Mount Everest. Nepal will make the Everest region into a Plastic-Free area by 2020!
Nepal bans single-use plastics in Everest region
Authorities recently cleared 11 tonnes of rubbish from the world's highest mountain.