December 1, 2021
The Alliance to End Plastic Waste is a global nonprofit founded in 2019 to end plastic waste in the environment. We convene companies from across the entire plastics value chain—including resin producers, converters, brands, waste managers and recyclers—to work together with the public sector, civil society and communities to address the challenge of plastic waste.
Our focus is to improve the collection, sorting, processing, and recycling of plastic waste by implementing projects and investing in innovative solutions that develop or enhance waste management systems. This is our priority because three billion people worldwide still do not have access to adequate waste management services and where they do, more can be done to improve them.
We look for solutions that are economically self-sustaining and scalable, and always strive for full circularity while recognising that interim measures are also needed. Our investment must also be catalytic, serving to de-risk new ideas that can attract further investment. We believe that ending plastic waste in the environment is possible when public, private and people sectors act collectively.