Coca-Cola, Pepsi & Nestlé Are The Top Plastic Polluters. What Will It Take To Hold Them Accountable?
On this edition of Your Call, we're discussing the ongoing global plastics crisis. Since the onset of COVID, the demand for single-use plastics has spiked an estimated 40 percent worldwide. According to a new report from Break Free From Plastic, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestlé were the top 10 worst plastic polluters of 2020. What will it take to hold these companies accountable? Plastic pollution continues to have devastating impacts on human health, animals and the planet.
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Break Free From Plastic: Brand Audit Report 2020
Fast Company, Michael Grothaus: Coke, Pepsi, Nestlé lead '10 worst plastic polluters' list
USA Today, Nathan Bomey: Plastic bags, forks and containers are everywhere during the pandemic, increasing pollution
The Los Angeles Times, Megan Calfas: Recycling industry faces new crisis with COVID-19
Seattle Times, Katherine Khashimova Long:Amazon’s plastic waste could encircle globe 500 times, conservation group claims
Science News, Asher Jones: Plastic waste forms huge, deadly masses in camel guts