8 million tonnes of plastic finds it way to the ocean each year and more than half comes from Asia. CRAZY right?! Although scientists, engineers and researchers are actively trialing powerful machines to cleanup the oceans, removing plastic is not 100% efficient and takes more time than to stop producing it.
Did you know?
*500 million ** plastic bottles used every year
1 trillion* plastic bags discarded every year
100,000 tones* gums (made of synthetic rubber coming from plastic) discarded every year
3 billion tonnes** quantity of plastic produced by Australia,
91% of plastic is not recycled
Everyone can make an impact at their own scale, so why not starting now?
At Club Med, we believe that our daily habits can slightly be tweaked in order to make a positive impact together, here are some of our quick ways to reduce plastic waste:
When buying lunch, don’t take the plastic cutlery the takeaway shop gives you and use instead the cutlery you have in your office or at home.