Put simply, net zero means cutting greenhouse gas emissions to as close to zero as possible. To keep global warming to no more than 1.5°C – as called for in the Paris Agreement – emissions need to be reduced by 45% by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050
. Transitioning to a net-zero world is one of the greatest challenges humankind has faced and calls for a complete transformation of how we produce, consume, and move about - and quitting plastic is one of the easiest places to start with.
A staggering 2.7 million tons of plastic waste are generated in the Philippines each year, and an estimated 20% ends up in the ocean. By 2050, there will be more plastic in our ocean than fish. Recycling is not a solution we or the planet can live with either. Only 4% of plastic is recycled, and most plastic can not be recycled with modern technology. It's in our waterways and forests, the food we eat, and the air we breathe.
The only long-term solution is to quit the use of single use plastic. 74% of customers are actively buying more environmentally friendly products, and are willing to pay more for sustainable packaging. Join the movement and take the pledge with us to quit plastic today.