Ditch the Plastic

Inspiring a more sustainable future for the travel industry.

Environmental Facts

More than 88% of consumers think companies should try to achieve their business goals while improving society and the environment.

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Much of the plastic used in tourism is made to be thrown away and often can't be recycled, leading to large amounts of pollution.

Our reliance on plastic is devastating to the environment with 19 billion pounds of plastic entering the ocean each year.

Each year an additional eight million tons of plastic end up in the world's oceans where it is responsible for the deaths of up to one million sea birds, 100,000 sea mammals, marine turtles, and countless fish.

United Nations

Bio-plastics require high heat and commercial-grade composting and if the heat requirement is not met it will only break down into the same small fragments like that of plastic.

During the peak tourist season, marine litter in the Mediterranean region was found to increase by 40%.

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80% of all pollution in seas and oceans comes from land-based activities.

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More than 8 million tons of plastic enter the oceans each year equal to dumping a garbage truck of plastic every minute.

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As much as 80% of all litter in our oceans is made of plastic.

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