The world biggest garbage dump is a floating one and has twice the size of the USA.
There are more and more reasons to Say No to Plastics. Most plastic bags are used an average of 12 minutes, yet their real life span, unless recycled, is many hundreds of years. The plastic trash building up in our oceans is a ticking time bomb.
Worried about bisphenol A (BPA) and other plastic chemicals? Read about types of plastics, how they're made and what the resin identification (recycling) numbers mean.