Plastic waste washed ashore in Guinea. According to one estimate, 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic has been discarded as waste over the past century. Photo: Kyodo
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Plastic: the miracle invention that now threatens our planet

Our failure to manage the daunting worldwide mountains of disposed plastic waste has turned a miracle material into nature’s nightmare

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Plastic waste washed ashore in Guinea. According to one estimate, 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic has been discarded as waste over the past century. Photo: Kyodo
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