Recycling is an important step for reducing waste. But only a small proportion of plastic waste is actually recycled. Click for interesting plastic recycling facts.
Facts: Plastic waste facts
Nowadays, plastic waste can be found anywhere in the world, as it has many advantages. But what is a blessing is at the same time a curse, as it takes hundreds of years to break down.
Facts single-use plastic during pandemic
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of single-use plastic products has increased and the resulting waste is not properly disposed or recycled to a large extent.
Facts: The role of plastic in tourism
Tourism is equally a contributor to and victim of the plastic waste pollution. Learn more about the connection between tourism and plastic pollution.
Facts: Why is recycling important?
Plastic waste which is not managed properly, is a danger for the environment, animals and humans. That is why recycling is important to decrease this risk.
Facts: Types of plastic
Not all plastic is recyclable, some plastic products are difficult to recycle, depending on the materials used and its composition. Find out about the different types of plastic and their recycling rate.