The world consumes over 300 million tonnes of plastic each year.
But when did we start using plastic? And why? Where does all the plastic waste go?Journey through the life cycle of plastic - how plastics are produced and recycled, the many uses of plastics throughout the last century, how our plastic use and pollution has spiralled out of control, and what we can do about it.
5AG Interest age: from c 6 years, YNT Science & technology: general interest (Children's / Teenage), YQS Educational: Sciences, general science, YXZG Social issues: environment & green issues (Children's / Teenage)