The fourth round of Global Plastics Treaty negotiations (INC-4) is happening in Ottawa from 23-29 April 2024. LEARN MORE

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INC-4 negotiating countries fail to respond to the magnitude of the plastics crisis

Observers witness “compromise” as an underwhelming response from countries that decline to advance the work on plastic production measures

April 30, 2024
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March to End the Plastic Era, led by Indigenous Peoples and impacted community leaders, exposes how plastic poisons people across its full lifecycle

Break Free From Plastic members and allies peacefully demand a human-rights based approach to the Plastics Treaty ahead of the fourth round of negotiations (INC-4) in Ottawa, Canada

April 21, 2024
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New Research Confirms Plastic Production Is Directly Linked to Plastic Pollution

Study Finds That More Than Half of Global Branded Plastic Pollution Can be Tracked to Just 56 Companies

Sachets Asia 2023
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Branded: the Sachet Scourge in Asia.

Exposing the top sachet polluting companies with brand audits. This report is the first-of-its-kind regional brand audit analysing original data on sachet packaging pollution collected in four Asian countries: India, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Vietnam.

Smoke and Mirrors
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Smoke and Mirrors

Building on research published by SourceMaterial and Bloomberg with original research by Break Free From Plastic (BFFP) and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA), this report uncovers serious flaws in plastic offsets, credits and plastic neutrality.

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Toxic Tours

Join the communities on the frontlines from petrochemical build outs upstream to landfills and incinerators downstream. See firsthand how plastic devastates natural ecosystems, and destroys people’s health, livelihoods, and peace of mind.

We need to STOP plastic production at the source and STOP all extractive activities.

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A study analyzed five years of data from Break Free From Plastic's Brand Audits and has revealed the popular brands ...responsible for the vast majority of branded plastic pollution in the world.

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https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/companies/the-5-brands-responsible-for-the-most-plastic-pollution-in-the-world/ar-AA1nB9Bd

Made to be used for a few minutes, but will stay on this planet for decades polluting all life forms. 🫠

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...plastics crisis must end.

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