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Supermarket Single Use Straws

UK Supermarkets sell 59 billion pieces of single-use plastic every year

Unprecedented growth in the production and sale of plastics is triggering disastrous environmental consequences. Plastic production has increased twentyfold in the past half-century and is expected to double again in the next 20 years.

In the 60 years since large-scale production of plastics began, 79% of plastic waste globally has been disposed of in landfills or the natural environment, 12% has been incinerated and a mere 9% recycled.

Source: https://eia-international.org/wp-content/uploads/Checking-out-on-plastics.pdf