Recently the media has been reporting almost daily about plastic pollution. This is already having a massive impact on many of the poorest people in the world. Tearfund has launched a Campaign and petition calling on some of our largest companies to stop making the situation worse by selling products in single use plastic packaging in countries where waste isn’t even collected! Tearfund are asking that these companies take responsibility for the pollution their packaging causes and act accordingly. If you want to know about Tearfund’s campaign to help the world’s most disadvantaged people click here.

To find out more about the problem of plastic pollution in poor countries click here