Current recycling commitments will only reduce annual plastic flows to the ocean by 7%. That's depressingly low.
Plastic waste has reached catastrophic proportions in the oceans and it is increasing further still.
Nowhere, it seems, is immune from plastic pollution, least of all the oceans.
There is an awful lot of tiny microplastic particles in the upper level of the Atlantic ocean.
The amount of plastics present varies greatly among species tested with sardines having the highest plastic content.
More and more customers in Europe are fully aware of the need for recycling and reusing.