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the plastic plague

The current production for plastic is currently estimated to more than 400 million tonnes per year. Worse, its growth is exponential. Half of all the plastic ever produced was produced in the last 13 years. And by 2050, we will have 4 times more plastic waste than we ever have produced to this day.

The packaging industry is the largest producer of plastic with about 40% of the total plastic production and it is also the largest contributor to primary plastic waste with single-use containers.

4x more plastic by 2050 - - creative commons license
4x more plastic waste by 2050 - - creative commons license

details and references of the study are found in this Science Advances article

Nutradian labeled products do not use plastic packaging.

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