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Saturday, 11 November 2017

GreenPeace:=?UTF-8?B?IE5lc3Rsw6k=?=, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in beach audit

Nestlé, Unilever, P&G among worst offenders for plastic pollution in Philippines in beach audit
Manila, 22 September 2017 - A week-long beach clean up has exposed the companies most responsible for plastic pollution after an audit of plastic waste conducted on Freedom Island, a critical wetland habitat and Ramsar site [1] spanning 30 hectares in Manila Bay - one of the worst areas for plastic pollution in the Philippines.The Greenpeace Philippines and #breakfreefromplastic movement audit, the first of its kind in the country, revealed that Nestlé, Unilever, and Indonesian company PT Torabika Mayora are the top three contributors of plastic waste discovered in the area, contributing to the 1.88 million metric tonnes of mismanaged plastic wastes in the Philippines per year[2]. "When we...
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