The impacts on the environment due to plastic pollution are severe. Plastic takes hundreds of years to decompose, leaving tiny pieces behind that end up in animals, in our nature and in our food chains. Read more about the detrimental effects plastic pollution has on our environment.
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.
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.
Tourism is equally a contributor to and victim of the plastic waste pollution. Learn more about the connection between tourism and plastic pollution.
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.
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.
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.