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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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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

25+

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 composed of the world’s top minds from across the entire plastics value chain — chemical and plastic manufacturers, consumer goods companies, retailers, converters, and waste management companies.

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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, 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 the major conduits of waste, like rivers, that carry land-based plastic waste to the sea.

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LAUNCH EVENT

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ALLIANCE TO END PLASTIC WASTE

LIVE FROM LONDON

Watch the replay of the Live launch announcement from London, England

Indus River, Pakistan

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.

Join us