Cleanups are a great way to remove plastic pollution already on the beach, but how do we stop it from getting there in the first place?
DID YOU KNOW China is no longer taking the world’s waste?
Are you tired of corporations using throwaway plastic in their products? #breakfreefromplastic member organization Greenpeace invites us to take action!
Watch how organizations under the #breakfreefromplastic banner are working to reveal the most polluting brands on our beaches!
Members and volunteers of Break Free From Plastic Movement collected and audited at least 50 sacks of rubbish along the coast of Manila’s Freedom Island during the celebration of World coastal clean-up day.
The Amazing Mr. Smashing sings an info-operetta about plastic in our oceans! Video courtesy of BFFP movement member, Seas at Risk.
HEAR why waste and brand audits are increasingly important to breakfreefromplastic.
PLASTIC MYTH #2
PLASTIC MYTH #1
New report: Companies are investing hundreds of billions of dollars in new and expanded facilities to produce even more plastic. But the global phase-out of fossil fuels and changing consumer attitudes toward single-use plastic could change whether these investments are profitable in the long term. Investors should be asking themselves whether the plastics boom is putting their own assets at risk, as it does communities, ecosystems, and the planet.
Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff is the Executive Director of 5 Gyres Institute, the ocean conservation non-profit that first discovered plastic microbeads.
In July 2016, over 100 citizens and NGO’s from all over the world convened in Tagaytay, Philippines and built a strategy to scale a global movement to end plastic pollution.