Plastic litter and microplastics are found in all parts of our planet’s marine environment, even in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink.
Eight million tonnes of plastic waste enter the world’s oceans every year – that’s a truck load of plastic a minute!
In Singapore, about 900 million kg of plastic waste is discarded every year. Just 4% of this is recycled.
It’s time to turn the tide.
WWF’s vision is to eliminate the leakage of plastic into the environment by 2030.
Globally, we are bringing millions of people to support a global treaty to stop marine plastic pollution.
In Singapore, we work in partnership with policymakers and businesses towards a circular economy for plastics.
Within the local community, we mobilise and engage the public in raising awareness and encourage consumers to reduce plastic consumption.
To stem the tide, we are advocating for systemic solutions and supporting lifestyle changes to use less plastic.
Individuals, businesses and the government need to come together to make this possible.
Businesses have the potential to transform how we use plastics. This includes being responsible for the entire lifecycle of plastics, which includes measures to:
Together, we can create a future with no plastic in nature – a world where oceans, wildlife, communities, and businesses thrive is within our reach.