Opportunities to Engage: Plastic Waste
Plastic waste is choking our planet, polluting the air, water, and soil both people and wildlife need to survive. While plastic can help make our hospitals safer, our food last longer, and our packages more efficient to ship, it has no place in nature—yet every year, an estimated 11 million metric tons of plastic enter our oceans. As this crisis spreads to every corner of the globe, WWF is fighting for a world with no plastic in nature by 2030. It's a world where our oceans teem with marine life, not discarded nets, bottles and bags. Where no human breathes the toxic fumes of burning plastic. And where every indispensable plastic product is used to make another.
WWF works with companies to tap into their potential as a key lever to tackle this crisis, across programs that focus on interventions for reimagining how the world sources, designs, disposes of, and reuses the plastic materials communities most depend upon.