An estimated 26 million tonnes of plastic pollution ends up in the oceans each year. As advocates of marine conservation, we're focusing even more on removing single use plastic from our business and actively seeking out environmentally responsible businesses throughout our supply chain.
In 2018, we phased out plastic straws within all Merlin’s owned attractions worldwide. We'll continue to review the use of plastic within our business, seek innovative partnerships to raise awareness of plastic misuse, and promote recycling through our attractions.
In 2019 we also implemented a new initiative to help reduce plastic pollution in our oceans; 10c from the purchase of any cold drink within our attraction will go towards raising funds for the installation of new Seabins in our local Sydney waterways.