"We have to change the way we use plastic and we have to start now."


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Experiencing first-hand the negative consequences of pollution, the team at Evoware was inspired to innovate eco-friendly products that would reduce Indonesia’s dependence on plastics.

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Did you know?

Asia is home to eight of the world's top 10 plastic waste polluting countries. It is estimated that five Asian countries alone dump more plastics into the oceans than the rest of the world combined.

8 million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped into the world’s oceans every year, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic being tipped into the seas every minute of every day.¹

By 2050, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean (by weight).²

On average, humans consume a credit card’s weight in plastics every week.³

*Sources:The Wall Street Journal1, Forbes2, Reuters3

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Each of us has a role to play to solve the plastic waste problem. Finding ways to reduce plastic waste, manage it responsibly and encourage the creation of viable alternatives will be key to a sustainable future for the region.

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