Plastic free July

It’s plastic-free July.  Here’s a newsletter dedicated to plastic and why oil companies are banking on it still being needed.

What soft plastics you can recycle at Coles and Woolworths Have a look at Redcycle’s website

How plastics contribute to climate change  

The insanity of plastic recycling

Your plastic addiction is bankrolling Big Oil  

Fossil fuel companies are counting on plastics to save them

How big oil and big soda kept a global calamity secret for decades  

Plastic wars: industry spent millions selling recycling – to sell more plastic  

A plateful of plastic: visualising the amount of microplastic we eat 

The missing 99%:  why can’t we find the vast majority of ocean plastic? 

Oil companies pivot to plastics to stave off losses from fuel demand 

How the plastics industry is fighting to keep polluting the world  

Will coronavirus be the death or salvation of Big Plastic?  

Extended producer responsibility

How much crude oil does plastic production really consume?  

Plastic bags and petroleum 

Break Free From Plastic position on chemical recycling  

Reusables can be used safely:  over 115 health experts fire back at the  plastic industry  

The Story of Plastic (trailer)