15 april, 2018 NewsBOT 0Comment

Jag tror att dom flesta av oss som har varit i Filippinerna har sett dom massiva problem med sopor och plast man har i landet.

After China, all the top five courses of maritime plastic pollution are in Southeast Asia. File photo
After China, all the top five courses of maritime plastic pollution are in Southeast Asia. File photo

Greenpeace has named the Philippines as the third biggest source of maritime plastic pollution of the world’s oceans, after China and Indonesia.

In a report issued yesterday (Friday, September 22), the environmental group blamed consumer giants such as Nestle, Unilever and Procter & Gamble for selling products wrapped in plastic.

During a Greenpeace-led clean up of Manila Bay this month, it was found that waste such as water bottles, bags, labels and straws were a major source of plastic pollution.

Of the 54,200 pieces of plastic waste were recovered from the bay, some 9,000 were produced by Nestlé. Other major brands were also much in evidence.

Greenpeace campaigner Abigail Aguilar said: “These corporations are the missing piece in the global fight against plastic pollution.”

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