Has your MP taken the pledge to tackle plastic pollution?
This report examines the ongoing role of the UK's private financial institutions in financing the climate and nature emergency. It demonstrates that the UK’s 'financed emissions' are extensive, likely representing one of the UK’s most significant contributions to climate change.
The UK is a major contributor to the world’s plastic crisis, generating more plastic waste per person than any other country except the USA. Our recycling system is already overwhelmed by plastic waste. Now our waste is overwhelming other countries’ recycling systems too, causing serious harm to their citizens and environment, particularly in India, Indonesia and Malaysia.