Monument to Plastic
The world is becoming increasingly aware of the looming threat caused by our disposable attitude towards plastic, but it can be hard to understand the scale of the problem.
We aim to tackle this problem by creating a monument that visualizes the buildup of plastic waste over the course of its 111 year existence. By confronting individuals with the rapidly growing rate and scale of the problem, we hope to provide a glimpse of the future that awaits us if we do not make dramatic changes to our habits.
A brief history of plastic
Plastic is a catch-all term for the product made by turning a fossil fuel mixture into a solid structure. The raw materials come from fossil
How much plastic will we have in 2050?
Things are not all doom and gloom, however. Over the past decade, the world has come together to take action against the reckless creation of