Visualizing Global Plastic Production, Broken Down

Visualizing Global Plastic Production, Broken Down

Global plastic consumption is gargantuan. It needs to be discussed in terms of hundreds of years and billions of tons. But to most, those digits don't mean anything. They're incomprehensibly greater than any figures we use day-to-day. We can't help but struggle to understand the scale of the situation. Take, for example, this mind-boggling statistic (pdf): The total amount of plastic ever created is...
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Luxury Hotel Group Mandarin Oriental To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic

Luxury Hotel Group Mandarin Oriental To Eliminate Single-Use Plastic

Luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental plans to eliminate all single-use plastic by the end of March 2021. The hotel group has pledged to abolish all single-use plastic currently in use across all operational departments, including rooms, spas, transport, restaurants and bars at its hotels.  It says its goal is to cover plastics used in all areas of the hotel, instead...
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