The world's oceans will contain more plastics than fish by 2050 as plastic, mostly packaging, enters the seas at the rate of a garbage truck-load a minute, a new report has warned.

Massive volumes of plastic packaging are being thrown away after one use, the report by the World Economic Forum has found while only 14 per cent of plastic packaging is collected for recycling. The report says eight million tonnes of plastic leak into the ocean every year – the equivalent…