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Pollution From Plastics & How You Can Help

Pollution from Plastics Let’s get real about plastic – there are millions of tons of debris floating around in our precious ocean waters – the majority of it, is plastic. Plastic does not disintegrate in the ocean, it gets broken up into smaller pieces, even to the point of creating a new type of sediment on our ocean floor, sediments of plastics! Katy Perry was even inspired by some plastic trash; feeling like a “plastic bag drifting through the wind”. Plastic pollution is a real thing, and is becoming more of an epidemic. Our landfills are becoming more filled with plastic, taking up to 450-1000 years to decompose! Americans toss out about 22 billion plastic bottles each year. With inactive...

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