The Plastic Bank Project: fighting plastic waste and poverty with one move

Plastic waste is undoubtedly a growing problem worldwide. An estimated 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic have been produced globally between 1950—when the large-scale production of the synthetic material began—and 2015, 6.3 billion tons of which had already become waste. Around 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the oceans each year. If current trends … Continue reading The Plastic Bank Project: fighting plastic waste and poverty with one move