Significantly for the travel industry, the amount of plastic litter going into the Mediterranean increases by 40 per cent during the summer months*, demonstrating a direct link between the industry and plastic pollution.

That's why Thomas Cook is today launching their pledge on plastics. The noplaceforplastic campaign will see Thomas Cook eliminate single-use plastic wherever possible throughout their supply chain; substitute existing plastic items for sustainable alternatives; and give a new lease of life to plastic that would otherwise be thrown away.

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