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Plastic pollution has become an epidemic. Every year, we throw away enough plastic to circle the Earth four times.

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Starting in March 2018, India’s second most-populous state is set to implement a ban on most types of non-reusable plastics.

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UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador Dia Mirza realized that she had been in a toxic relationship for too long and decided it was time for a break-...

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By Verena Balke, UN Environment’s Resources and Markets Branch

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By Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment

Beat Plastic Pollution

Redesigning the “take-make-dispose” economy as a circular one is the only long-term solution.