With Dow, Coca-Cola, Ocean Conservancy seeks to cap plastic pollution

Date: 1st October 2018

Original Article: GreenBiz

Summary of article:

  • Estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic “leaking” into the oceans annually
  • Ambitious plastic-reduction strategy along with the Trash Free Seas Alliance leading plastic producer like Dow Chemical and huge distributor brands like Coca-Cola.
  • Focus on five countries identified as producers of more than half of land-based plastic-waste that wind up in waterways: China; Indonesia; the Philippines; Thailand; and Vietnam. China alone is responsible for 25 percent





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