Waste & Opportunity 2020: Searching for Corporate LeadershipBack to Resource Library
Plastic pollution is a global crisis that is actively threatening oceans, wildlife, and public health. Plastic pollution has rapidly elevated to crisis level in the past three years as better data on the scope of the problem has become available. Single-use packaging has grown to be a major component of the four million to 12 million tons of plastic trash that escapes capture and is swept into waterways annually.
This report analyzes the actions, or inactions, of 50 of the largest US consumer-facing companies to reduce plastic pollution.