Weve made 9.1 billion tonnes of plastic since it was invented – heres where it ends up

By 2050, were set to have tipped 35,000 Empire State Buildings worth of plastic waste into landfills, the countryside, wilderness and oceans. The first global study on plastic waste has found that 80% of it is chucked out without being recycled.

By 2050, were set to have tipped 35,000 Empire State Buildings worth of plastic waste into landfills, the countryside, wilderness and oceans. The first global study on plastic waste has found that 80% of it is chucked out without being recycled.
READ MORE