Plastic Oceans

  • Mountains of plastic waste

    What a waste

    In 2010, 300 million tonnes of plastic will be made
    – about half of this will be used just once then thrown away.

  • Man fishing in a river of plastic of black sludge

    The Environmental Impact

    Annually approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. More than one million bags are used every minute.

  • Men departing on their boats from a shore of plastic waste

    Your Health

    Plastic particles in the oceans attract toxins. These enter the food chain; we are at the top of that food chain.

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Plastic Pollution has become a man-made global catastrophe

Over the last 60 years plastic has become central to our lives and mankind has subjected the planet to a tsunami of plastic waste.

Plastic Oceans provides a powerful and effective platform campaigning for, supporting and funding targeted solutions aimed at significantly reducing plastic pollution in the environment.