Plastics and the Environment

This young activist explains how to change the world in 3 steps

"No matter how old you are or where you come from, you can always lead by example." Image: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Johnny Wood

Writer, Formative Content


Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Plastics and the Environment is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Plastics and the Environment

Have you read?

Melati Wijsen, Founder, Bye Bye Plastic Bags

How UpLink is helping to find innovations to solve challenges like this

Single use plastic waste washes up on Bali’s beaches. Image: REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo

What is the World Economic Forum doing about plastic pollution?

Melati Wijsen, Founder, Bye Bye Plastic Bags
Melati Wijsen, Founder, Bye Bye Plastic Bags

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Plastics and the EnvironmentFuture of the EnvironmentCircular Economy


Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda


You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

The Great Lakes are awash in plastic. Can robots and drones help?
About Us
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum