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What's the Big Deal about Plastic?

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Our oceans are filling with garbage. Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic end up in the oceans. 90% of the plastic pollution in the ocean comes from 10 rivers, and the Yangetze River in China alone contributes 55%. While this is a sad reflection on the lack on infrastructure for proper waste disposal in the developing world, we too contribute to the problem. [...]

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What's the Big Deal about Plastic?

Posted by Jacqueline Claudia on

Our oceans are filling with garbage. Every year, 8 million metric tons of plastic end up in the oceans. 90% of the plastic pollution in the ocean comes from 10 rivers, and the Yangetze River in China alone contributes 55%. While this is a sad reflection on the lack on infrastructure for proper waste disposal in the developing world, we too contribute to the problem. [...]

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