Filtered By: Showbiz

Leonardo DiCaprio takes notice of plastic waste situation in PHL beach



On his Instagram account, Hollywood actor and staunch environmentalist Leonardo Dicaprio took notice of our plastic waste problem.

He regrammed Greenpeace’s post showing Freedom Island just off Manila Bay before and after the recent coastal cleanup.

READ: 7 things I realized after I joined a coastal cleanup

On the caption, he quoted the environmental group, highlighting a sad, sorry fact: “The Philippines is the 3rd biggest source of ocean plastic pollution. This beach near Manila is covered in cheap, disposable, single-use plastic. For over a week, Greenpeace volunteers cleaned it up to find out the companies responsible. Spot the difference?”

Greenpeace Philippines held a nine-day coastal cleanup as a way to audit and hold responsible companies that contributed to ocean pollution the most. — LA, GMA News