Plastic is kind of like a Twitter reply guy: It never goes away. And there’s more coming in.
Each year, 8 million metric tons of plastic go into the ocean (that’s equal to about one garbage truck per minute), according to a 2016 by the World Economic Forum, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and McKinsey & Company.
“Plastic is a substance that once created essentially exists almost in perpetuity and just breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces in the environment,” says Graham Forbes, the global plastics project leader at Greenpeace, an international environmental organization.
It’s vital to pay attention to the plight of plastic and implement small changes in your daily life to keep plastic out of the world’s oceansWorld Water Day may be Friday, but we should be working to minimize the harm of plastics every day. Read more…
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The Article Was Written/Published By: Victoria Rodriguez