Terrifying indication: on the current track, oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050 (by weight).
Fon Mathuros, Head of Media, Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum Geneva wrote interesting article, published on World Economic Forum web page.
She pointed out some key findings from the report about plastic titled “The New Plastics Economy Rethinking the future of plastics”:
– Most plastic packaging is used only once; new report reveals that 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, worth $80 billion-$120 billion annually, is lost to the economy
– Report predicts that, on the current track, oceans will contain more plastic than fish by 2050 (by weight)
– Report offers vision for a global economy in which plastics never become waste, and a blueprint for the systemic change and collaboration needed to realize that vision
You can read full article here.