What used to be pristine white sand beaches in Vietnam are now smothered with plastic straws, wrappers, bottles, and bags. Guess where a lot of that trash came from? Right here, in the U.S.A.
Rich countries like ours dump shiploads of plastic trash in Southeast Asia every single day.
You’ve seen heartbreaking images of dead sea turtles and birds, their bellies bloated with plastic. It’s wrong, everybody knows it. But the truth is, it won’t stop until we force the corporations who make plastic products to pay for their mess.
But now, a historic chance to stop the plastic attack is around the corner: governments around the world are about to vote on an international rule that would stop plastic dumping.
You could kick start this campaign right now -- and if we win, corporations will finally be forced to face their billions of tons of plastic trash.