In photos from India and the Philippines, they reveal just how polluted these countries are and why they are in a state of emergency in the fight against plastic pollution.
Drains in the country’s capital city, New Delhi, are choked with plastic, while streets are lined with bags of trash and rivers are full of waste and pollution.
The countries most sacred areas and bodies of water are choked full of plastic pollution.
These choked rivers all lead to the ocean, adding to the already extreme problem we are fighting in our society today. Indonesia is the second biggest ocean polluter in the world, behind China. A report shows that Indonesia produces 187.2 million tons of plastic each year.
In India, 14 of the most plastic-polluted cities in the world are located their according to the World Health Organization.