Global Plastic Production Has Topped 320 Million Metric Tons Per Year. Which Has Been Growing From 1950 To A Total Of 8.3 Billion Metric Tons Of Plastic, And The Remaining Roughly 80% Has Ended Up In Landfills, In The Oceans, Or In The Environment.


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• Plastic is more destructive than Nuclear Waste

• We produce at least 320 million metric tons of waste per year

• We have created over 8.3 billion tons of plastic waste since 1950

• In ten years, there will be more plastic waste than fish in our oceans

• We have destroyed our environment with plastic in just 20 years

• Plastic waste kills over one million people a year

• We only recycle less than 9% of plastic waste that we produce

• Plastic takes up to 1000 years to decompose

• In the North Pacific Ocean, there are 6x more plastic debris than plankton

• The North Pacific Garbage patch is the size of India, Europe and Mexico combined

• 10% of the plastic we use yearly end up in the ocean

• Recycling one ton of plastic saves the equivalent of 1,000 to 2,000 gallons of gasoline

• Plastic production uses around 8% of the world’s oil production

• Coca Cola produced 110 billion plastic bottles last year

• 50 percent of the plastic we use, we use Click here just once and throw away

• Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times.

• Plastic accounts for around 10 percent of the total waste we generate

• Annually approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide

• Plastic constitutes approximately 90 percent of all trash floating on the ocean's surface

• One million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals are killed annually

• Every piece of plastic that was ever made still exists

• 93% of us have plastic chemicals in our body

• CO2 emissions from plastic could grow to more than 2.75 billion tonnes by 2050