Highest Ocean Plastic Waste Polluters

“Developed nations have been shifting their responsibility for waste management to under-resourced nations,” said Mageswari Sangaralingam of Consumers Association of Penang (Malaysia). “Besides dealing with our own waste, we now have to manage other people’s waste which potentially leads to leakage into the environment. Plastic pollution does not respect borders. We must end waste colonialism, and stop injustice.”

Read the full BFFP Asia Pacific press release, 3 March 2023, here: