New WWF Plastics Facts & Futures Report highlights the need for a systemic approach to tackle plastic pollution in South Africa. For too long the burden of plastic pollution has been laid at the door of consumers and individuals – with a heavy emphasis on awareness, recycling and clean-ups – but it is becoming increasingly clear that the problem of plastic in the environment needs to be tackled by all players. This is the view of Lorren de Kock, co-author of the newly released "WWF Plastics Facts & Futures Report" which takes a comprehensive look at the issue in the South African context.