Nearly 40 million U.S. households have little to no access to recycling. Why is now the opportune time to fix recycling in America?
By 2050, about 37% of all the world’s plastic waste is expected to end up in our landfills or in the natural environment.
For decades, developed countries outsourced their recyclables to China. Now, they're on their own, and a multi-billion dollar opportunity has emerged.
Today's stunning visualization depicts the incredible scale of plastic bottle waste accumulated globally in each hour, day, month, year, and decade.
Every year, the United States exports almost one million tons of plastic waste, including 'recycled' materials. Where does all of this waste go?