Tearfund, Fauna & Flora International (FFI), WasteAid and The Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

released 14 May 2019

This report describes the environmental destruction, sickness, mortality, and damage to livelihoods that the plastic pollution crisis is causing. It outlines the problem – namely the huge recent increase in the production and distribution of single-use plastics, and its expansion across the globe to countries lacking the capacity to collect, manage and recycle waste. And it spells out the solutions.

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