There will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050!
- The World Economic Forum www.weforum.org
Educate Yourself about Plastic!
Invented in 1907- it’s only 113 years old
It is useful, cheap, and durable
Millions of products are made from plastic
Over the last 10 years we have produced and used more plastic than we did during the last 100 years!!
EVERY YEAR 500 billion plastic bags are used! That is ONE MILLION BAGS PER MINUTE!!
The average amount of time a plastic bag is used is only for about 15 minutes!
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PLASTIC IS HARMFUL!
People are realizing how bad plastic is for our environment
Plastic pollution is harming our oceans, land, air, wildlife, food chains, and ecosystems
It's made from fossil fuels- which contributes to global warming
EVERY piece of plastic ever made is still here
Single use plastics (WHICH ARE ONLY USED ONCE AND THEN THROWN AWAY) will stay on our planet for 100's or even 1,000's of years!
Half of the plastic produced is used for single-use purposes
How much plastic do we use in a day?