Welcome to World Vs Plastic¶
We're happy you are here. The world needs you.
Why World Vs Plastic¶
To unite global efforts, empower soultions, and save the world from the plastic waste epidemic.
How to navigate this doc: WVP Learn¶
On the next page, WVP Goals, we explain the why, how, and what fueling World Vs Plastic.
On the Join The Movement page, we explain how you can take action now to start making a difference.
In Contributing Your Skills we share the parts of our project that are curently being worked on, and where we could use expertise from concerned world citizens like your self!
United we will make a MASSIVE impact!
Tell us about your self here and join the #WVPmovement https://forms.gle/hx6f1PbJXuojmAmq7
WVP sections outlined:¶
In following sections, we have compiled information and studies on plastic in an easy to follow story line aimed at helping you understand everything about plastic -
- How its made
- What it's doing to the world
- Solutions active and in development
We are grateful for what ever brought you here. Sharing knowledge and raisning awareness is the first step towards real change - and this is what we stand for.
Take some facts, find out how to get involved, connect with others, and most importantly, share with friends and family to raise awareness on the topic of plastic.
Lets begin our delve into plastic and the future of our world.
We begin with general knowledge in PLASTIC 101 - What it is, how its made, how much exists - Spoiler alert, A LOT! - and what all this plastic is doing to the world.
- What is plastic?
- How plastic is made!
- Types of plastic
- Plastic recycling codes
- Total plastic production
- Yearly plastic production
- Waste plastic production
- Plastics footprint
- Plastic time line
In Plastic Today, we compile facts about plastics current state in the world, where it goes after use, the inefficiencies of waste management systems, and the dangers of remaining idle.
- Plastic waste management
- Plastic recycling
- Current plastic economy
- China and the ban
- System not keeping up
- Forecast to the Future
- A new system
Plastic Solutions explores the future by reviewing expert recommendations on how the world can begin to manage the plastic epidemic, solutions that are currently making a change and moon shot initiatives being developed with huge potential.
- The new plastic economy
- Expert Recommendations
- WVP Solution
- WVP Roadmap
- WVP Platform
- WVP Industry Components
- WVP Community Components
- Existing Solutions
Values throughout the study are in metric and imperial units.
To help make sense of the values, numbers are compared to every day things to help readers imagine these figures in real life context.