Plastics have changed the world. However, the rapid growth of middle-class and industrial economies has drastically increased the world's plastic consumption in recent decades – and infrastructure development has not kept pace. The result is a dramatic increase in plastic waste.


WWF protects the world's most vulnerable animals, places and people, tackles climate change and addresses the unsustainable consumption of precious natural resources.

The Marine Conservation Society is the UK’s leading charity for the protection of seas, shores and