More than 40 companies have signed up to cut plastic pollution by The Good Shopping Guide | Apr 27, 2018 | Ethical Shopping Blog | 0 comments More than 40 companies have signed a pact to cut plastic pollution over the next seven years. The list of companies include such massive multinationals as Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble and Unilever. (You can review the full list of companies here). Driven by sustainability campaign WRAP, the UK Plastics Pact includes trade associations, campaigners and government bodies. With it, a number of promises have been issued: from eliminating single-use packaging to ensuring 100% of future plastic packaging is recyclable or compostable by 2025. This marks quite a moment, as the BBC reports that “the signatories are responsible for more than 80% of plastic packaging on products sold through UK supermarkets”. As WRAP states: “We need to move away from a linear plastics economy, where we take, make and dispose of plastic, and towards a circular system where we keep plastic in the economy and out of the natural environment.” Read more.