Reducing amount of plastic waste


In 2018, the BBC announced a plan to phase out the use of all disposable plastic food service items by 2020. Throwaway plastic cups and cutlery are due to disappear from BBC-operated cafeterias and commissaries by the end of the year and plastic to-go containers by 2019. The BBC is the world’s largest public broadcasting company with upwards of 21,000 employees. In total, 2 million single-use plastic cups are used and discarded by BBC employees and guests every year.

Plastic pollution
Type Classification:
G: Very Specific strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy