New research has revealed that just 20 companies are responsible for producing 55% of all the single-use plastic waste in the world, with ExxonMobil leading the pack. Here are the rest of the companies that are fuelling the global plastic waste crisis.

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The authors of the report said, “An environmental catastrophe beckons: much of the resulting single-use plastic waste will end up as pollution in developing countries with poor waste management systems. The projected rate of growth in the supply of these virgin polymers … will likely keep new, circular models of production and reuse ‘out of the money’ without regulatory stimulus.”

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