Theresa May, 2018

Theresa May, 2018 200 200 Admin

Plastic waste is one of the great environmental scourges of our time. In the UK alone, the amount of single-use plastic wasted every year would fill 1,000 Royal Albert Halls.

UK Government announcement, 2018

UK Government announcement, 2018 200 200 Admin

The Environment Secretary has today confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move.

Virginijus Sinkevičius, 2020

Virginijus Sinkevičius, 2020 200 200 Admin

These new rules send a clear message that in the EU we are taking responsibility for the waste we generate… This is an important milestone in fighting plastic pollution, transitioning to a circular economy, and achieving the aims of the European Green Deal.

Joseph Biden, 2020

Joseph Biden, 2020 200 200 Admin

We should not be allowing plastic. What we should do is phase it out.

Testimonial Third

Testimonial Third 200 200 Admin

If we continue like this, by 2050, we will have more plastic in the ocean than fish.

Testimonial Second

Testimonial Second 200 200 Admin

It is by working with these companies, with policy makers, with cities, with innovation to design bio-benign products – that we will tackle this. There isn’t a company out there which wants to see its logo in the ocean or in a river

Testimonial First

Testimonial First 200 200 Admin

Around 99% of the feedstock for plastics is fossil fuels, so we are looking at the same companies, like Exxon and Shell, that have helped create the climate crisis. There is a deep and pervasive relationship between oil and gas companies and plastics.