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ADDRESSING AN ISSUE

OF GLOBAL PROPORTIONS

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Watch the video to discover more
about our effort to end plastic
waste in the environment

Plastics have changed the world. However, the rapid growth of middle-class and industrial economies has drastically increased the world's plastic consumption in recent decades – and infrastructure development has not kept pace. The result is a dramatic increase in plastic waste.

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The Latest
Alliance to End Plastic Waste Welcomes Four New Companies to Its Global Coalition to Help Combat Plastic Waste in the Environment
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  • President and CEO of the Alliance to End Plastic Waste Gives Keynote Speech in Singapore at the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development
    The Alliance To End Plastic Waste | November 19, 2019
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  • Member Companies TOMRA, PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble and Berry Global Collaborate On New Recycling Technology
    The Alliance to End Plastic Waste | November 19, 2019
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  • Sea Change in the Ganges
    The Alliance to End Plastic Waste | November 7, 2019
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TOGETHER, WE CAN HELP END THE FLOW OF PLASTIC WASTE INTO THE ENVIRONMENT.

THE ALLIANCE TO END PLASTIC WASTE

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OUR NUMBERS ARE STRONG.
OUR DETERMINATION IS STRONGER.

OUR COMMITMENT

$1.5 Billion

over the next five years

OUR ALLIANCE

40+

global companies actively participating for a better future

David Taylor,
Chairman of the Board,
President and CEO of P&G

“Everyone agrees that plastic waste does not belong in our oceans or anywhere in the environment. This is a complex and serious global challenge that calls for swift action and strong leadership. This new alliance is the most comprehensive effort to date to end plastic waste in the environment. I urge all companies, big and small and from all regions and sectors, to join us."

We are a not-for-profit organization, partnering with the finance community, government and civil society, including environmental and economic development NGOs. We are working to make the dream of a world without plastic waste a reality. We have a strong team bringing together the world-class technical, materials, logistics and engineering expertise, collective resources and global reach of the entire plastic value chain.

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OUR MISSION

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ELIMINATE PLASTIC WASTE
IN OUR ENVIRONMENT

Plastics provide health, safety, sustainability and convenience benefits, especially in the developing world where plastic products have helped improve living standards, hygiene and nutrition. They have an important place in our world — but not in our environment.

What can be done

THE ANSWERS

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THE SEA CHANGE

HAS ALREADY BEGUN

We are working across the plastics value chain on infrastructure development, education and engagement, innovation, and clean up efforts to keep plastic waste in the right place.

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CLEAN UP

Of concentrated areas of plastic waste already in the environment, particularly major rivers that carry vast amounts of land-based plastic waste to the ocean, to keep waste from reaching the ocean in the first place.

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WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER,

AND WE’RE ALL IN

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Do your part. And join the fight to help end plastic waste.

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