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