What Is Your Plastic Footprint?

What Is Your Plastic Footprint?

The Plastic Disclosure Project wants to measure how much companies use, recycle and throw away.

Emma Hutchings
  • 19 august 2011

The Plastic Disclosure Project (PDP) estimates that 90% of all plastic is not recycled and 7 million tons of that enters our oceans every year. There it forms floating masses of waste because it doesn’t biodegrade or breakdown. The PDP wants to work with companies to assess and reduce their plastic footprints. They will be sending out a list of questions to corporations, which they hope will help highlight the environmental issue of plastic waste. One of the men behind the project, Doug Woodring, said:

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