Report: Half of global single-use plastic waste traced to just 20 petrochemicals firms

Michael Holder
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Single-use plastic production is expected to soar in the next five years
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Single-use plastic production is expected to soar in the next five years

Petrochemical firms such as ExxonMobil and Dow responsible for half of global single-use plastic waste, research finds

Just 20 companies are responsible for producing over half of all the single-use plastic which ends up going to waste worldwide, with only a tiny fraction of the material currently recycled, according to...

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