The goal is to find data points on the spending of anti-plastic advertising, advocacy, and campaigns.
No over-arching number was found in our initial research for spends on anti-plastic campaigns. Interestingly, there were numbers found on campaigns and lobbies for plastic use by plastic producing conglomerates and groups.
The city of Miami Beach is spending $100,000 on an 'instagramable' recycling can.
5Gyres spent $6,869 in 2016 (most recent year financials are available) on advertising.