Break Free From Plastic

There is inequality in how the plastic crisis affects different groups of people. This is apparent in clusters based on race, age, and even sex.

Women are likely to be more affected by plastic pollution, according to research by Heinrich Böll HK. In the Plastic Atlas Asia, they write that due to biological differences between males and females. The atlas also shows microplastics have also been traced in the wombs of pregnant women.

Read more to learn more. Link to Plastic Atlas Asia 2020 by Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Asia Global Dialogue:

We would also like to give our special thanks to Heinrich Böll HK and Sustainable Asia for producing a series of podcasts called “Mapping Asia’s Plastic Crisis” on the report. Listen to the podcast here: