Circular Economy

These entrepreneurs are helping reduce plastic in our ecosystems

Less than 10% of all plastic waste ever produced has been recycled. Image: Unsplash/naja_bertolt_jensen

Ewan Thomson
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Graph showing the increase of global plastics production
Reusing, recycling and repurposing plastics is vital to reducing levels in our ecosystems. Image: Our World in Data

Graph showing the plastic packaging waste generated and recycled in the EU from 2010-2020
Each person in the EU generated 34.6kg of plastic packaging waste in 2020, but recycled just 13kg. Image: Eurostat

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