It Only Takes One Minute To Create One Tonne Of Plastic Waste.
One tonne of plastic waste is generated every minute, of every day. That’s an entire shipping container of plastic being dumped into our landfill sites every sixty seconds and overflowing into our river systems.
Plastic is literally everywhere — it’s found in the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the clothes we wear. Microplastics are scattered all over the planet, from the depths of the ocean to the highest mountain peaks!
99% of all plastic is derived from harmful fossil fuels. Coal, oil and gas must remain firmly in the ground to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. What we do now will impact our future generations, our precious wildlife, and the natural world. That’s why inaction is not an option!