Environmental NGO Delterra has announced it has joined forces with global businesses Amcor, Mars, and Procter and Gamble (P&G) to commit $6m over the next five years to tackle plastic pollution in the Global South and develop solutions for a circular plastics economy.

The new partners announced this week that they had come together with a shared understanding that “the challenge of plastic pollution cannot be solved without a systematic and holistic approach to roll out scalable and sustainable programs to boost the transition to a circular economy”.

The new partnership revealed it will focus on boosting recycling capacity in countries in the Global South, including Indonesia, Argentina and Brazil, and has the overall aim of providing easy access to waste management systems to 10 million people.

As such, the coalition will work on a range of upstream solutions such as implementing Delterra’s global rollout of its digital tool Plastic

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