All over the world, research is being done into plastic pollution and the way to combat plastic pollution.
EndPlasticSoup does not have its own research center but uses knowledge from renowned institutes and research centers that regularly publish new findings.
Some of these organizations are: Ellen Macarthur Foundation, Heinrich Böll Stiftung and Plastic Soup Foundation.
OECD Global Plastics Outlook
In March 2022 the OECD presented their Global Plastic Outlook: Economic Drivers, Environmental Impacts and Policy Options. The Global Plastics Outlook gives an overview of the challenges ahead and potential solutions. Read the Global Plastics Outlook.
Corporate Plastic Polluters
For the fifth year in a row, Break Free From Plastic has identified the world’s top plastic-polluting corporations. A brand audit is a participatory initiative where citizen scientists count and document the brands found on plastic waste to help identify the companies responsible for plastic pollution. Read more in the Brand audit report 2018-2022