UNEA 5.2 and Global Plastics Treaty Advocacy Toolkit

On March 2, the United Nations approved a landmark agreement to create the world’s first-ever global plastics pollution treaty, adopted upon the conclusion of the resumed fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 5.2).

The mandate, titled “End plastic pollution: Towards an international legally binding instrument,” sets the stage for governments to negotiate a comprehensive and legally binding treaty that will cover measures along the entire life cycle of plastic. In addition, the mandate will serve to guide the development of the treaty itself, which an International Negotiating Committee (INC) will be tasked with drafting by the end of 2024.

As countries enter the negotiation phase towards a global plastics treaty, the pressure from civil society will be instrumental to ensure that:

• the ambition of the mandate is preserved and made tangible
• the process includes meaningful and diverse public participation
• the resulting treaty creates more equitable systems to both prevent and stop plastic pollution.

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Help spread the word about the campaign by posting on your social media channels. Check out the graphics from greenpeace below. We also have a comprehensive social media toolkit for post and caption suggestions. Don’t forget to use #PlasticsTreaty and #breakfreefromplastic when posting!

SIGN petitions

Together, we can push for change. Sign the petitions below demanding for a legally-binding global #PlasticsTreaty.

Civil Society & Stakeholder Call to Action Petition for Organization Sign-on
Scientists’ Declaration
Petition for Individual Sign-on

Learn & Educate

Knowledge is key in our fight to end plastic pollution. Check out the UNEA and Global Plastics Treaty resources below.

UNEA briefer and factsheets
Comparison Table on the Potential Resolutions on Plastic Pollution
Thought Starter on the Content of the Global Plastics Treaty
BFFP Corporate Brief for UNEA 5.2

Check out upcoming events from #breakfreefromplastic members

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#breakfreefromplastic allies and members are calling
for a global #PlasticsTreaty, see what they’re saying online:

This witandwisdom.tv video is so good 👌😩!

Yes, plastic pollution is destroying our planet and plastic starts polluting the moment it is created. 

Next week, the United Nations are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss regulating plastics at a global level. We need a solution that matches the scale of the problem and a global #PlasticsTreaty is that solution! 

It means keeping oil and gas in the ground to turn off the plastic tap, it means big brands switching to refill and reuse systems, it means working in solidarity with frontline communities, and it means a better air and climate.

Help us make this a reality! Click the link in our Instagram bio to call for strong political action (greenpeace) ☝️
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🎥🎨: witandwisdom.tv (Daniel Bird, Jaroslav Mrázek, Iva Beranová, David Izaj)
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#witandwisdom #DanielBird #PlasticsTreaty #UNEA #UNEA5 #BreakFreeFromPlastic #ClimateCrisis #FossilFuels #EndOil #pollution #plasticpollution #plasticcrisis #UN #unitednations #marinelife #health #climatejustice #socialjustice #wastecolonialism #ecosystems #greentransition #reduceplastic #reduceplasticproduction #solutions

This witandwisdom.tv video is so good 👌😩!

Yes, plastic pollution is destroying our planet and plastic starts polluting the moment it is created.

Next week, the United Nations are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss regulating plastics at a global level. We need a solution that matches the scale of the problem and a global #PlasticsTreaty is that solution!

It means keeping oil and gas in the ground to turn off the plastic tap, it means big brands switching to refill and reuse systems, it means working in solidarity with frontline communities, and it means a better air and climate.

Help us make this a reality! Click the link in our Instagram bio to call for strong political action (greenpeace) ☝️
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greenpeace.org/PlasticsTreaty
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🎥🎨: witandwisdom.tv (Daniel Bird, Jaroslav Mrázek, Iva Beranová, David Izaj)
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#witandwisdom #DanielBird #PlasticsTreaty #UNEA #UNEA5 #BreakFreeFromPlastic #ClimateCrisis #FossilFuels #EndOil #pollution #plasticpollution #plasticcrisis #UN #unitednations #marinelife #health #climatejustice #socialjustice #wastecolonialism #ecosystems #greentransition #reduceplastic #reduceplasticproduction #solutions
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MFW du erfährst, dass niemand in der EU so viel Einwegplastik produziert wie wir.
 
🧐 Einwegplastik ist, das ist keine Überraschung, mit großem Abstand vor allen anderen Hauptursache No. 1 für die Plastikverschmutzung der Meere. Und weil Kunststoffe, sind sie einmal im Meer, keine Grenzen kennen, brauchen wir eine globale Lösung. ALLE STAATEN müssen sich dazu verpflichten, den Plastikkollaps der Meere zu stoppen! 

✊ Unterstützt uns bei der Mission zur Rettung der Meere! Unterschreibt unsere Petition (Link im Profil!) für ein UN-Abkommen, und teilt den Beitrag, gemeinsam sind wir laut! #StopPlasticPollution 
 
 
 #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UNEA #UNEA5 #SavetheOcean #WWF #Petition #MFW #Umweltschutz #fish #WWF_Deutschland #oceanlife #Meere #Plastik #EU #Deutschland #Kreislaufwirtschaft #Meeresschutz

MFW du erfährst, dass niemand in der EU so viel Einwegplastik produziert wie wir.

🧐 Einwegplastik ist, das ist keine Überraschung, mit großem Abstand vor allen anderen Hauptursache No. 1 für die Plastikverschmutzung der Meere. Und weil Kunststoffe, sind sie einmal im Meer, keine Grenzen kennen, brauchen wir eine globale Lösung. ALLE STAATEN müssen sich dazu verpflichten, den Plastikkollaps der Meere zu stoppen!

✊ Unterstützt uns bei der Mission zur Rettung der Meere! Unterschreibt unsere Petition (Link im Profil!) für ein UN-Abkommen, und teilt den Beitrag, gemeinsam sind wir laut! #StopPlasticPollution


#PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UNEA #UNEA5 #SavetheOcean #WWF #Petition #MFW #Umweltschutz #fish #WWF_Deutschland #oceanlife #Meere #Plastik #EU #Deutschland #Kreislaufwirtschaft #Meeresschutz
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WE DID IT 🎉🙌 World first global plastics pollution treaty!

On the last day of #UNEA5 in Nairobi, 175 nations 🌐 agreed to open negotiations for a global, legally binding #PlasticsTreaty.

🎯 The objective is no longer to focus on recycling & waste management but to end plastic pollution "based on a comprehensive approach that addresses the full lifecycle of plastic”.

💥 This is the first time the international community has united to tackle the growing plastic crisis, making it the most significant environmental deal since the 2015 Paris Agreement. THIS IS HISTORIC! 

🌊 For more than 30 years, we have been fighting against plastic pollution of the Ocean in Europe. Alongside the global breakfreefromplastic movement, we never stopped to call on and discuss with the European authorities to respond concretely to the urgent plastic crisis of our Ocean and our blue planet

✊ Now the fight truly begins. Before final adoption in 2024, a long road of negotiation will start to determine the content of the Plastics Treaty. It must focus on:
✅ reducing production
✅ redesigning products for non-toxicity, reusability & durability

📢 You can count on us to keep pressure until we have a strong and ambitious treaty.

Huge thanks and congratulations to each and every one of you who worked tirelessly for years to make this happen. 🙏💙

#plasticcrisisalliance #stopplasticpollution #oceanrespect #nobluenogreen #breakfreefromplastic #rethinkplastic #wechoosereuse #zerowaste #environmentaljustice  #plasticpollution #wearesurfrider #climatecrisis

WE DID IT 🎉🙌 World first global plastics pollution treaty!

On the last day of #UNEA5 in Nairobi, 175 nations 🌐 agreed to open negotiations for a global, legally binding #PlasticsTreaty.

🎯 The objective is no longer to focus on recycling & waste management but to end plastic pollution "based on a comprehensive approach that addresses the full lifecycle of plastic”.

💥 This is the first time the international community has united to tackle the growing plastic crisis, making it the most significant environmental deal since the 2015 Paris Agreement. THIS IS HISTORIC!

🌊 For more than 30 years, we have been fighting against plastic pollution of the Ocean in Europe. Alongside the global breakfreefromplastic movement, we never stopped to call on and discuss with the European authorities to respond concretely to the urgent plastic crisis of our Ocean and our blue planet

✊ Now the fight truly begins. Before final adoption in 2024, a long road of negotiation will start to determine the content of the Plastics Treaty. It must focus on:
✅ reducing production
✅ redesigning products for non-toxicity, reusability & durability

📢 You can count on us to keep pressure until we have a strong and ambitious treaty.

Huge thanks and congratulations to each and every one of you who worked tirelessly for years to make this happen. 🙏💙

#plasticcrisisalliance #stopplasticpollution #oceanrespect #nobluenogreen #breakfreefromplastic #rethinkplastic #wechoosereuse #zerowaste #environmentaljustice #plasticpollution #wearesurfrider #climatecrisis
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The vast majority of the world's countries agreed Wednesday to forge a legally-binding global treaty restricting plastic pollution, in a move one official said demonstrated "multilateral cooperation at its best."

Negotiators representing 175 nations met over the past week in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss a joint proposal originally presented by Rwandan and Peruvian representatives.

The countries reached an agreement Wednesday to forge a treaty by 2024, with the details of the pact to be decided in upcoming talks.

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) said the agreement marked a "historic day in the campaign to beat plastic pollution," which was responsible for more greenhouse gas pollution in 2015 than all the world's airplanes combined, according to one study.

"Plastic pollution has grown into an epidemic," said Espen Barth Eide, president of the U.N. Environment Assembly and Norway's minister for climate and the environment. "With today's resolution we are officially on track for a cure."

The resolution calls on countries to hammer out a final treaty which could ban single-use plastics. Making up the vast majority of all #plastic products in the world, only 9% of single-use plastic is ever recycled while 79% is incinerated.

As Common Dreams reported in January, scientists believe at the current rate of plastic #pollution buildup the weight of plastics in the world's oceans "could exceed the collective weight of all fish in the ocean."

The production, incineration, and disposal of plastics in landfills all produce greenhouse gas emissions and release toxic compounds.

The agreement reached on Wednesday recognized "the importance of promoting sustainable design of products and materials so that they can be reused, remanufactured, or recycled and therefore retained in the economy for as long as possible along with the resources they are made of, as well as minimizing the generation of waste, which can significantly contribute to sustainable production and consumption of plastics."

Read more at the link in our bio.

Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images

#PlasticsTreaty #PlasticPollution #BreakFreeFromPlastic

The vast majority of the world's countries agreed Wednesday to forge a legally-binding global treaty restricting plastic pollution, in a move one official said demonstrated "multilateral cooperation at its best."

Negotiators representing 175 nations met over the past week in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss a joint proposal originally presented by Rwandan and Peruvian representatives.

The countries reached an agreement Wednesday to forge a treaty by 2024, with the details of the pact to be decided in upcoming talks.

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) said the agreement marked a "historic day in the campaign to beat plastic pollution," which was responsible for more greenhouse gas pollution in 2015 than all the world's airplanes combined, according to one study.

"Plastic pollution has grown into an epidemic," said Espen Barth Eide, president of the U.N. Environment Assembly and Norway's minister for climate and the environment. "With today's resolution we are officially on track for a cure."

The resolution calls on countries to hammer out a final treaty which could ban single-use plastics. Making up the vast majority of all #plastic products in the world, only 9% of single-use plastic is ever recycled while 79% is incinerated.

As Common Dreams reported in January, scientists believe at the current rate of plastic #pollution buildup the weight of plastics in the world's oceans "could exceed the collective weight of all fish in the ocean."

The production, incineration, and disposal of plastics in landfills all produce greenhouse gas emissions and release toxic compounds.

The agreement reached on Wednesday recognized "the importance of promoting sustainable design of products and materials so that they can be reused, remanufactured, or recycled and therefore retained in the economy for as long as possible along with the resources they are made of, as well as minimizing the generation of waste, which can significantly contribute to sustainable production and consumption of plastics."

Read more at the link in our bio.

Photo: Tony Karumba/AFP via Getty Images

#PlasticsTreaty #PlasticPollution #BreakFreeFromPlastic
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⁠Ready to take action? Comment “plastics” to have us DM you the plastics petition link.⁠⁠
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Comment “share” to have us DM you a folder with all of our plastics-related content for you to put on your social media.⁠⁠
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Comment “tide” to have us DM you the link to join the Tide, our community of 7,862 individuals giving monthly to help rebuild marine life and support vital ocean projects.⁠⁠

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As children, many among us dreamed of getting a message in a bottle -- a piece of the unknown from some far off land or vessel. We now know that the true message was never in the bottle, it was the bottle, and we’re all receiving its dire warning. ⁠⁠
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Virtually no stretch or depth of the ocean seems to go untouched by harmful plastics. A piece of debris that finds its way to a river will often travel thousands of miles before reaching a foreign shore, or one of the five massive, floating garbage patches that live in the middle of the world’s oceans. Take, for example, Henderson Island, part of the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Henderson Island is an uninhabited atoll over 3,100 miles (5,000km) from the nearest population center, yet it has collected nearly 38 million pieces of plastic debris.⁠⁠
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What is produced and wasted in one area of the world has profound and deadly implications for another. This is why we must urge world leaders to form a comprehensive, global treaty ahead of the next United Nations Environment Assembly meeting. Comment below or go to the link in our bio to take action and make your voice heard.⁠⁠
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#plastic #garbage #breakfreefromplastic #plasticpollution #globalwarming #plasticfree #onlyone #oceanplastic #plasticbottle #plasticocean #pollution #oceanpollution #plastics #plasticstreaty

⁠Ready to take action? Comment “plastics” to have us DM you the plastics petition link.⁠⁠
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Comment “share” to have us DM you a folder with all of our plastics-related content for you to put on your social media.⁠⁠
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Comment “tide” to have us DM you the link to join the Tide, our community of 7,862 individuals giving monthly to help rebuild marine life and support vital ocean projects.⁠⁠

If you’d like to take more than one action, write each word individually in separate comments!
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As children, many among us dreamed of getting a message in a bottle -- a piece of the unknown from some far off land or vessel. We now know that the true message was never in the bottle, it was the bottle, and we’re all receiving its dire warning. ⁠⁠
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Virtually no stretch or depth of the ocean seems to go untouched by harmful plastics. A piece of debris that finds its way to a river will often travel thousands of miles before reaching a foreign shore, or one of the five massive, floating garbage patches that live in the middle of the world’s oceans. Take, for example, Henderson Island, part of the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific Ocean. Henderson Island is an uninhabited atoll over 3,100 miles (5,000km) from the nearest population center, yet it has collected nearly 38 million pieces of plastic debris.⁠⁠
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What is produced and wasted in one area of the world has profound and deadly implications for another. This is why we must urge world leaders to form a comprehensive, global treaty ahead of the next United Nations Environment Assembly meeting. Comment below or go to the link in our bio to take action and make your voice heard.⁠⁠
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Photo by ShawnHeinrichs⁠⁠
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#plastic #garbage #breakfreefromplastic #plasticpollution #globalwarming #plasticfree #onlyone #oceanplastic #plasticbottle #plasticocean #pollution #oceanpollution #plastics #plasticstreaty
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The world's 2nd most densely populous country, India, has banned some single-use plastic items in an effort to stop plastic pollution. We need more governments to enact and enforce regulations and legislation to stop our reliance on single-use plastic at the source. 🤔 Do you think single-use plastic bans are an effective solution to stop plastic pollution? 🚫🥤 Comment below.👇️⁠
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Read the full story by Reuters in our link in the bio. ⁠
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#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #India #PlasticBan #Plastics⁠ #NoPlanetB #Earth #Plastic #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #Reduce #Reuse #Refill #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #Ocean #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #Refuse #NoPlasticStraws ⁠#ClimateAction #Pollution #FossilFuels #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste

The world's 2nd most densely populous country, India, has banned some single-use plastic items in an effort to stop plastic pollution. We need more governments to enact and enforce regulations and legislation to stop our reliance on single-use plastic at the source. 🤔 Do you think single-use plastic bans are an effective solution to stop plastic pollution? 🚫🥤 Comment below.👇️⁠

Read the full story by Reuters in our link in the bio. ⁠

#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #India #PlasticBan #Plastics⁠ #NoPlanetB #Earth #Plastic #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #Reduce #Reuse #Refill #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #Ocean #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #Refuse #NoPlasticStraws ⁠#ClimateAction #Pollution #FossilFuels #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste
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18,300%! That’s how much plastic production has increased in the last 65 years. 🚨⁠
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Toxic plastic is not something the earth can digest and it’s ending up in our oceans, environment, wildlife, food, air, and even our bodies. 🐳⁠
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Let’s break our single-use plastic habit and take the pledge to refuse it this #PlasticFreeJuly and beyond by visiting our link in the bio. ✴️⁠
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#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #Oceans #ShopNaked #SaveOurOceans #Refuse #Reuse #Rethink #Plastic #Plastics #UseLessPlastic #Environment #NoPlanetB #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #NoPlasticStraws #ClimateAction #Pollution #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste

18,300%! That’s how much plastic production has increased in the last 65 years. 🚨⁠

Toxic plastic is not something the earth can digest and it’s ending up in our oceans, environment, wildlife, food, air, and even our bodies. 🐳⁠

Let’s break our single-use plastic habit and take the pledge to refuse it this #PlasticFreeJuly and beyond by visiting our link in the bio. ✴️⁠

#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #Oceans #ShopNaked #SaveOurOceans #Refuse #Reuse #Rethink #Plastic #Plastics #UseLessPlastic #Environment #NoPlanetB #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #NoPlasticStraws #ClimateAction #Pollution #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste
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BREAKING: In a historic decision, unitednations member states at #UNEA5.2 adopted a landmark mandate calling for the development of a legally binding global #PlasticsTreaty with a full life cycle approach. This is the beginning of the pathway to #BreakFreeFromPlastic once and for all! 

"As an organization that has been at the forefront of plastic pollution research for over 15 years, we know that the problem can't be solved by cleanups or recycling. It's not just about the plastic that ends up at sea. It's about the fossil fuels that are extracted to create virgin plastic, and the human health impacts from our daily interactions with the toxic chemicals found in plastic, and the frontline communities that are forced to bear the burden of continued pollution both upstream and downstream. It's a multi-faceted, global issue, and we're pleased with the result of UNEA-5.2. While the effort is far from over, this mandate lays the groundwork for a legally binding, global treaty that addresses the full lifecycle of plastics," said Anna Cummins, Co-founder and Executive Director of 5 Gyres. 

📸: vonwong's #GiantPlasticTap

BREAKING: In a historic decision, unitednations member states at #UNEA5.2 adopted a landmark mandate calling for the development of a legally binding global #PlasticsTreaty with a full life cycle approach. This is the beginning of the pathway to #BreakFreeFromPlastic once and for all!

"As an organization that has been at the forefront of plastic pollution research for over 15 years, we know that the problem can't be solved by cleanups or recycling. It's not just about the plastic that ends up at sea. It's about the fossil fuels that are extracted to create virgin plastic, and the human health impacts from our daily interactions with the toxic chemicals found in plastic, and the frontline communities that are forced to bear the burden of continued pollution both upstream and downstream. It's a multi-faceted, global issue, and we're pleased with the result of UNEA-5.2. While the effort is far from over, this mandate lays the groundwork for a legally binding, global treaty that addresses the full lifecycle of plastics," said Anna Cummins, Co-founder and Executive Director of 5 Gyres.

📸: vonwong's #GiantPlasticTap
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plasticpollutes It’s estimated that 5 trillion plastic bags are used each year. While plastic bags are used on average less than 20 minutes, they take hundreds of years to degrade. 🐳 Wildlife can mistake them for food and can cause entanglement and death. Let’s break the plastic bag habit. Join us this July 3 for International Plastic Bag Free Day and choose to reuse. ⁠
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✴️ Will you participate? Do you already use a reusable bag when you shop? 🍓 Let us know in the comments below. 👇⁠
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#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #Oceans #ShopNaked #InternationalPlasticBagFreeDay #SaveOurOceans #Refuse #Reuse #Rethink #Plastic #Plastics #UseLessPlastic  #Environment #NoPlanetB  #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #NoPlasticStraws #ClimateAction #Pollution #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste #NoPlasticBags

plasticpollutes It’s estimated that 5 trillion plastic bags are used each year. While plastic bags are used on average less than 20 minutes, they take hundreds of years to degrade. 🐳 Wildlife can mistake them for food and can cause entanglement and death. Let’s break the plastic bag habit. Join us this July 3 for International Plastic Bag Free Day and choose to reuse. ⁠

✴️ Will you participate? Do you already use a reusable bag when you shop? 🍓 Let us know in the comments below. 👇⁠

📸 mackenzie_haley⁠

#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #Oceans #ShopNaked #InternationalPlasticBagFreeDay #SaveOurOceans #Refuse #Reuse #Rethink #Plastic #Plastics #UseLessPlastic #Environment #NoPlanetB #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #NoPlasticStraws #ClimateAction #Pollution #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste #NoPlasticBags
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It’s estimated that 5 trillion plastic bags are used each year. While plastic bags are used on average less than 20 minutes, they take hundreds of years to degrade. 🐳 Wildlife can mistake them for food and can cause entanglement and death. Let’s break the plastic bag habit. Join us this July 3 for International Plastic Bag Free Day and choose to reuse. ⁠
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✴️ Will you participate? Do you already use a reusable bag when you shop? 🍓 Let us know in the comments below. 👇⁠
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#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #Oceans #ShopNaked #InternationalPlasticBagFreeDay #SaveOurOceans #Refuse #Reuse #Rethink #Plastic #Plastics #UseLessPlastic  #Environment #NoPlanetB  #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #NoPlasticStraws #ClimateAction #Pollution #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste #NoPlasticBags

It’s estimated that 5 trillion plastic bags are used each year. While plastic bags are used on average less than 20 minutes, they take hundreds of years to degrade. 🐳 Wildlife can mistake them for food and can cause entanglement and death. Let’s break the plastic bag habit. Join us this July 3 for International Plastic Bag Free Day and choose to reuse. ⁠

✴️ Will you participate? Do you already use a reusable bag when you shop? 🍓 Let us know in the comments below. 👇⁠

📸 mackenzie_haley⁠

#PlasticPollutes #BreakFreeFromPlastic #Oceans #ShopNaked #InternationalPlasticBagFreeDay #SaveOurOceans #Refuse #Reuse #Rethink #Plastic #Plastics #UseLessPlastic #Environment #NoPlanetB #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #NoPlasticStraws #ClimateAction #Pollution #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste #NoPlasticBags
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🆘 Wir haben jetzt die vielleicht letzte Chance, unsere Meere zu retten. Und Du kannst Teil der Lösung sein: Zeichne unsere Petition - Link im Profil! Oder direkt zu https://mitmachen.wwf.de/stop-plastic

🧐 WARUM? Ende Februar tagt die Umweltversammlung der UN ("UNEA") und verhandelt darüber, die weltweite Plastikverschmutzung zu stoppen. Fordere jetzt die Staatengemeinschaft auf, die Plastikkrise zu beenden, zeichne unsere Petition und teile diesen Beitrag! Unsere Meere brauchen uns - denn wir brauchen sie! #StopPlasticPollution 🌊
 
 
#StopPlastic #NoTimeToWaste #Plastik #plastikfrei #SavetheOcean #WWF #WWF_Deutschland #Umweltschutz #Naturschutz #Meere #UNEA #UN #Plastikkrise #UNEA22 #UNEA2022 #plasticstreaty

🆘 Wir haben jetzt die vielleicht letzte Chance, unsere Meere zu retten. Und Du kannst Teil der Lösung sein: Zeichne unsere Petition - Link im Profil! Oder direkt zu https://mitmachen.wwf.de/stop-plastic

🧐 WARUM? Ende Februar tagt die Umweltversammlung der UN ("UNEA") und verhandelt darüber, die weltweite Plastikverschmutzung zu stoppen. Fordere jetzt die Staatengemeinschaft auf, die Plastikkrise zu beenden, zeichne unsere Petition und teile diesen Beitrag! Unsere Meere brauchen uns - denn wir brauchen sie! #StopPlasticPollution 🌊


#StopPlastic #NoTimeToWaste #Plastik #plastikfrei #SavetheOcean #WWF #WWF_Deutschland #Umweltschutz #Naturschutz #Meere #UNEA #UN #Plastikkrise #UNEA22 #UNEA2022 #plasticstreaty
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Let's turn off the plastics tap! Link to the article in our linktree. #PlasticFreeDC #plasticfreeMD #TurnOffThePlasticTap #plasticstreaty #BeatPlasticPollution

Let's turn off the plastics tap! Link to the article in our linktree. #PlasticFreeDC #plasticfreeMD #TurnOffThePlasticTap #plasticstreaty #BeatPlasticPollution ...

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📣 IN A HISTORIC DECISION, @unitednations member states at #UNEA5.2 adopted a landmark mandate calling for the development of a legally binding global #PlasticsTreaty with a full life cycle approach. 🙌🏾 🌟💚

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗵𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝘁𝗼 #𝗯𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗸𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗹𝗹! 💚

Read the words from organizations, #IndigenousPeoples, workers & trade unions & other organizations from around the world who worked tirelessly to make this happen. 
Link in Bio. 

#AllEyesOnUNEA #PlasticPollution #ToxicFree #environmentaljustice #socialjustice

📣 IN A HISTORIC DECISION, @unitednations member states at #UNEA5.2 adopted a landmark mandate calling for the development of a legally binding global #PlasticsTreaty with a full life cycle approach. 🙌🏾 🌟💚

𝗧𝗵𝗶𝘀 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝗴𝗶𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗵𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝘁𝗼 #𝗯𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗸𝗳𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰 𝗼𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗮𝗹𝗹! 💚

Read the words from organizations, #IndigenousPeoples, workers & trade unions & other organizations from around the world who worked tirelessly to make this happen.
Link in Bio.

#AllEyesOnUNEA #PlasticPollution #ToxicFree #environmentaljustice #socialjustice
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It's estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish by weight in the ocean. A new report by OECD states that plastic pollution is set to triple by 2060. What do you think the solution is to solve the plastic pollution crisis and truly #BreakFreeFromPlastic? 🐠 Comment below.👇⁠
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📸 Incredible artwork by bencarterlu⁠
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#PlasticPollutes #Environment #NoPlanetB #Earth #Plastic #Plastics #EnvironmentalJustice #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #Reduce #Reuse #Refill #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #ClimateWarrior #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #Refuse #NoPlasticStraws ⁠#PlasticSucks #ClimateAction #Pollution #FossilFuels #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste ⁠

It's estimated that by 2050 there will be more plastic than fish by weight in the ocean. A new report by OECD states that plastic pollution is set to triple by 2060. What do you think the solution is to solve the plastic pollution crisis and truly #BreakFreeFromPlastic? 🐠 Comment below.👇⁠

📸 Incredible artwork by bencarterlu⁠

#PlasticPollutes #Environment #NoPlanetB #Earth #Plastic #Plastics #EnvironmentalJustice #ClimateChange #SaveTheEarth #ProtectThePlanet #Reduce #Reuse #Refill #LovePlanet #NoMorePlastics #PlasticProblem #ClimateWarrior #PlasticsTreaty #StopPlastic #UselessPlastic #Refuse #NoPlasticStraws ⁠#PlasticSucks #ClimateAction #Pollution #FossilFuels #PetroChemical #ClimateCrisis #ZeroWaste ⁠
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Yesterday, justinpjtrudeau announced that the federal government will support "the development of a new, ambitious, and legally binding global agreement on plastics at the United Nations Environment Assembly that takes a full lifecycle approach to addressing plastic pollution." 

This is good news, and we hope the government will follow through on this pledge and help create a Treaty that stops plastic pollution at the source by ❌ not producing unnecessary plastic in the first place! ❌ 

We urgently need the federal government to take bold action internationally and here at home to tackle the plastic, biodiversity and climate crises, which are interconnected and escalating. 

It’s time to call on global governments to work towards real solutions to the plastic crisis like a #reuserevolution

♻️ Link in bio to take action. ♻️ 

 #plasticstreaty #plasticpollution #zerowaste /// Source: pm.gc.ca

Yesterday, justinpjtrudeau announced that the federal government will support "the development of a new, ambitious, and legally binding global agreement on plastics at the United Nations Environment Assembly that takes a full lifecycle approach to addressing plastic pollution."

This is good news, and we hope the government will follow through on this pledge and help create a Treaty that stops plastic pollution at the source by ❌ not producing unnecessary plastic in the first place! ❌

We urgently need the federal government to take bold action internationally and here at home to tackle the plastic, biodiversity and climate crises, which are interconnected and escalating.

It’s time to call on global governments to work towards real solutions to the plastic crisis like a #reuserevolution

♻️ Link in bio to take action. ♻️

#plasticstreaty #plasticpollution #zerowaste /// Source: pm.gc.ca
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Sage advice by the legendary Dr. Jane Goodall on World Environment Day 🌏

“People say think globally, act locally. Well, if you think globally, it is overwhelming and you do not have enough energy left to act locally. Just act locally and see what a difference you can make. We are constantly told to buy more, buy, buy, buy! But do we really need it? It starts with trying to live a more sustainable life in the small decisions we make every day.”janegoodallinst 

Let’s turn the tide, one choice at a time.

#WorldEnvironmentDay #OnlyOneEarth unep 
#turnthetide #turnthetideonplastic #PlasticFreeJuly #plasticfreejuly2022 #ChooseToRefuse #plasticfree #endplasticwaste #bethesolution #plasticfreeliving #noplanetb #ditchplastic #singleuseplasticsucks #goingplasticfree #noplasticwaste #reduceplasticwaste #waronplastic #saynotoplastic #plasticfreelife #plasticfreeforthesea #plasticfreeseas #lowwasteliving #wastefreeplanet #lowimpactliving #lessplasticwaste #beatplasticpollution

Sage advice by the legendary Dr. Jane Goodall on World Environment Day 🌏

“People say think globally, act locally. Well, if you think globally, it is overwhelming and you do not have enough energy left to act locally. Just act locally and see what a difference you can make. We are constantly told to buy more, buy, buy, buy! But do we really need it? It starts with trying to live a more sustainable life in the small decisions we make every day.”janegoodallinst

Let’s turn the tide, one choice at a time.

#WorldEnvironmentDay #OnlyOneEarth unep
#turnthetide #turnthetideonplastic #PlasticFreeJuly #plasticfreejuly2022 #ChooseToRefuse #plasticfree #endplasticwaste #bethesolution #plasticfreeliving #noplanetb #ditchplastic #singleuseplasticsucks #goingplasticfree #noplasticwaste #reduceplasticwaste #waronplastic #saynotoplastic #plasticfreelife #plasticfreeforthesea #plasticfreeseas #lowwasteliving #wastefreeplanet #lowimpactliving #lessplasticwaste #beatplasticpollution
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Imagine this. 

Carbonated drink companies are mandated to offer their product only in refills. (No more of plastic disposable bottles.)

Consumers who regularly drink that product - would they stop drinking? 

In fact another ecosystem of products & services may stem from that change to convenience people. 

And while it may mean more pennies for, say a coke, given the spending capacity of that audience base, would they mind a few pennies extra for the environment? 

It's a win win for everyone.

Thoughts? 

Reposted from greenpeace witandwisdom.tv

Yes, plastic pollution is destroying our planet and plastic starts polluting the moment it is created. 

Next week, the United Nations are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss regulating plastics at a global level. We need a solution that matches the scale of the problem and a global #PlasticsTreaty is that solution! 

It means keeping oil and gas in the ground to turn off the plastic tap, it means big brands switching to refill and reuse systems, it means working in solidarity with frontline communities, and it means a better air and climate.

Help us make this a reality! Click the link in our Instagram bio to call for strong political action (greenpeace) ☝️
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𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗻𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗲.𝗼𝗿𝗴/𝗣𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰𝘀𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘆
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🎥🎨: witandwisdom.tv (Daniel Bird, Jaroslav Mrázek, Iva Beranová, David Izaj)
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#witandwisdom #DanielBird #PlasticsTreaty #UNEA #UNEA5 #BreakFreeFromPlastic #ClimateCrisis #FossilFuels #EndOil #pollution #plasticpollution #plasticcrisis #UN #unitednations #marinelife #health #climatejustice #socialjustice #wastecolonialism #ecosystems #greentransition #reduceplastic #reduceplasticproduction #solutions

Imagine this.

Carbonated drink companies are mandated to offer their product only in refills. (No more of plastic disposable bottles.)

Consumers who regularly drink that product - would they stop drinking?

In fact another ecosystem of products & services may stem from that change to convenience people.

And while it may mean more pennies for, say a coke, given the spending capacity of that audience base, would they mind a few pennies extra for the environment?

It's a win win for everyone.

Thoughts?

Reposted from greenpeace witandwisdom.tv

Yes, plastic pollution is destroying our planet and plastic starts polluting the moment it is created.

Next week, the United Nations are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss regulating plastics at a global level. We need a solution that matches the scale of the problem and a global #PlasticsTreaty is that solution!

It means keeping oil and gas in the ground to turn off the plastic tap, it means big brands switching to refill and reuse systems, it means working in solidarity with frontline communities, and it means a better air and climate.

Help us make this a reality! Click the link in our Instagram bio to call for strong political action (greenpeace) ☝️
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𝗴𝗿𝗲𝗲𝗻𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗲.𝗼𝗿𝗴/𝗣𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰𝘀𝗧𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁𝘆
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🎥🎨: witandwisdom.tv (Daniel Bird, Jaroslav Mrázek, Iva Beranová, David Izaj)
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#witandwisdom #DanielBird #PlasticsTreaty #UNEA #UNEA5 #BreakFreeFromPlastic #ClimateCrisis #FossilFuels #EndOil #pollution #plasticpollution #plasticcrisis #UN #unitednations #marinelife #health #climatejustice #socialjustice #wastecolonialism #ecosystems #greentransition #reduceplastic #reduceplasticproduction #solutions
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🚩🚩 Urgent Action: Today is the first day of the UN Environment Assembly meeting to discuss a Global #PlasticsTreaty. 🌎 🌍 🌏⁣
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Earlier this month, the Biden Administration announced support of a treaty addressing the full lifecycle of plastics. Let’s make sure POTUS keeps his word by championing the strongest treaty possible. ⁣
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👉 Take action in our bio to demand a bold and binding Global Plastics Treaty! ⁣
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#UNEA5 #BreakFreeFromPlastic #ClimateCrisis #FossilFuels #EndOil

🚩🚩 Urgent Action: Today is the first day of the UN Environment Assembly meeting to discuss a Global #PlasticsTreaty. 🌎 🌍 🌏⁣

Earlier this month, the Biden Administration announced support of a treaty addressing the full lifecycle of plastics. Let’s make sure POTUS keeps his word by championing the strongest treaty possible. ⁣

👉 Take action in our bio to demand a bold and binding Global Plastics Treaty! ⁣

#UNEA5 #BreakFreeFromPlastic #ClimateCrisis #FossilFuels #EndOil
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You can find it on the highest peaks and in the deepest seas. In your home. In your food. And, yes, even in your body. 👀

Plastic. It’s everywhere – and it’s getting out of hand. If we keep going at this rate, plastic pollution could triple by 2040. ⬆

Now more than ever world leaders step up to stop #PlanetPlastic. Join over 2 million people calling world leaders to start negotiations of a global #PlasticsTreaty to #StopPlasticPollution at #UNEA – tap the link in our bio!
#WWFUntangled

You can find it on the highest peaks and in the deepest seas. In your home. In your food. And, yes, even in your body. 👀

Plastic. It’s everywhere – and it’s getting out of hand. If we keep going at this rate, plastic pollution could triple by 2040. ⬆

Now more than ever world leaders step up to stop #PlanetPlastic. Join over 2 million people calling world leaders to start negotiations of a global #PlasticsTreaty to #StopPlasticPollution at #UNEA – tap the link in our bio!
#WWFUntangled
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