Ground-breaking report reveals hypocrisy of world’s biggest plastic polluters


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‘Talking Trash’ exposes how Big Plastic has obstructed and undermined proven legislative solutions to the crisis for decades

(*) A new investigative report has exposed Big Plastic as a well-organised network of organisations that fight against proven solutions to the plastic pollution crisis through similar tactics across the world.

(*) Talking Trash analysed voluntary commitments and group initiatives from the ten biggest plastic polluters and found that they are used to distract consumers and governments, enabling polluters to continue with business as usual.

(*) Report also reveals how corporations work behind the scenes to delay and derail legislation and ensure they can continue flooding the world with cheap, disposable plastic packaging. ● Plastic producers have even co-opted the Covid-19 pandemic and capitalised on people’s fear to call for regulatory rollbacks and delays on environmental legislation.

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