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www.take3.org/the-plastic-facts

INTERESTING FACT. Plastic bags are rarely recycled. To change this, countries and regions are increasingly setting up soft plastics recycling systems to turn ...

www.gviusa.com/blog/seven-facts-about-plastic-pollution-and-how-you-can-minimise-your-contribution

Plastic can take hundreds of years to decompose, and plastic pollution has become an issue all over the world. Think about the fact that most of the plastic ...

www.condorferries.co.uk/plastic-in-the-ocean-statistics

10 items ... 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our ocean daily. 79% of plastic waste is sent to landfills or the ocean, while only 9% is ...

www.earthday.org/fact-sheet-end-plastic-pollution

Mar 7, 2018 ... 8 MILLION METRIC TONS of plastic winds up in our oceans each year. That's enough trash to cover every foot of coastline around the world with ...

greendreamer.com/journal/plastic-pollution-facts

Jun 8, 2019 ... 1) Humans have produced more than 8.3 billion tons of plastic since 1950, when wide-scale production and use began. · 2) Most plastic is only in ...

australian.museum/blog-archive/science/interesting-plastic-facts

Apr 22, 2010 ... Interesting plastic facts ... It takes about 450 years just for one plastic bottle to break down in the ground! 11% of household waste is plastic, ...

www.beach.com/conservation/15-horrific-facts-plastic-pollution-in-the-ocean

May 22, 2019 ... 15 Horrific Facts About Plastic Pollution in the Ocean · 91 Percent of Plastic Is Not Recycled · 500 Million Plastic Straws Are Used Every Day in&nbs...

www.unep.org/interactive/beat-plastic-pollution

While plastic has many valuable uses, we have become addicted to single-use or disposable plastic — with severe environmental consequences.

www.conservation.org/stories/ocean-pollution-11-facts-you-need-to-know

More plastic than fish. Eight million metric tons: That's how much plastic we dump into the oceans each year. That's about 17.6 billion pounds — or the ...

www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/10-shocking-facts-about-plastic

As of 2015, more than 6.3 billion tonnes of plastic waste had been generated. Around 9 percent of that was recycled, 12 percent was incinerated, and 79 percent ...

www.greenpeace.org/usa/key-facts-about-plastic-pollution

Jun 8, 2018 ... Who is most impacted by plastic pollution? · Scientists have documented 700 marine species affected by ocean plastic. · Up to 9 of 10 seabirds[11]&nbs...