Plastic Facts

% of plastic we use, we use just once and throw away

Plastic makes up 90% of all trash floating on the ocean's surface...

The average American throws away
pounds of plastic per year

Worldwide, 13,000-15,000 pieces of plastic are dumped into the ocean every day.

Americans throw away
billion plastic water bottles every year

100,000 marine creatures die each year from entanglement, and these are only the ones found


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