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Of the 300 million tons of plastic produced annually, only 10% is recycled. So where's the other 90% going?

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The Problem of Plastic Straws (And How Each of Us Can Make a Difference) — Plastic Pollution Coalition Plastic Problems, Shedd Aquarium, Belize Resorts, Le Shop, Make A Difference, Plastic Pollution, Plastic Waste, Save The Planet, Biodegradable Products

The Problem of Plastic Straws (And How Each of Us Can Make a Difference) — Plastic Pollution Coalition

A Q&A with Jackie Nunez, founder of the Last Plastic Straw.

I can't say I never use them, but I try to avoid them like the plague. Try to order a glass of water in some places and they look at you like you're nuts. Good To Know, Did You Know, Angst Quotes, Barris, Save Our Earth, Our Environment, We Are The World, Environmental Issues, Environmental Education

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Greg Evert is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Greg Evert and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world...

Coming to Grips with Plastic Pollution, One Bird at a Time – Ocean Trash Water Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Save Our Earth, Save Our Oceans, Migratory Birds, Marine Conservation, Sea Birds, Ocean Life, Mother Earth

With These Maps, You Can Track Migratory Birds in Near Real Time

BirdCast shows the volume and direction of birds in the U.S.

Graphic Video Shows Sea Lions Trapped In Plastic Prison - Graphic Video Shows Sea Lions Trapped In Plastic Prison Rodrigues Via Mauritius Plastik Im Magen Und Um Den Hals Trapped Entangled Injured Poisoned Starved And Dead Ocean Pollution Plastic Poll Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Issues, Save Our Earth, Save The Planet, Save Our Oceans, Keep It Real, Earth Day

Graphic Video Shows Sea Lions Trapped In Plastic Prison

These graphic images of sea lions shackled in human debris is a shocking reminder of the importance of respecting marine life and disposing of rubbish properly.Taken from a video from marine authoriti...

This poor Turtle mistakes plastic for a jellyfish :'( Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles, whales, and other marine mammals, and more than 1 million seabirds die each year from ocean pollution and ingestion or entanglement in marine debris. Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Ecuador, Save The Sea Turtles, Marine Debris, Scary Facts, Save Our Oceans, 4 Oceans, Marine Environment

What's Wrong with Plastic, Anyway? » My Plastic-free Life

Living Life with Less Plastic since 2007.

The Problem - 5 Gyres - Understanding Plastic Pollution Through Exploration, Education, and Action - 5 Gyres – Understanding Plastic Polluti. Save The World, Save Our Earth, Water Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Plastic And Environment, Recycling Facts, Plastic Problems, Green News, Bottle Images

SustainabilityProblems - Diluzio_Don't Worry

2,000,000 every 5 minutes are thrown away in the United States

Why are people eating their own trash? [Infographic] The ocean food web is contaminated by trash and garbage, and it's ending up in our diets. Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Earth Science, Science And Nature, Save Our Earth, Save Our Oceans, Sup Yoga, Marine Biology, Geography

Why Are People Eating Their Own Trash?

There are a couple of reasons this disturbs me: First of all, I don't want to be anywhere near a sentence that pairs "eats" and "trash" and doesn't involve the phrase "trash compactor." Second, what are we really deciding is unimportant when we just toss our plastic bottles and stuff, instead of recycling them?

You Had No Idea It Was This Bad: 37 Haunting Photos Of Environmental Pollution - stop using plastic bags Ocean Pollution, Environmental Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Des Photos Saisissantes, Photo Choc, Saint Yves, Haunting Photos, Bored Panda, Global Warming

Austin Plastic Bag Ban and Its Connection to Water - The Water Nexus Blog

This scene happens more than you think... While it seems like the plastic carryout bag has become synonymous with our Western "convenience" culture, I believe its days are numbered. The practice of carrying out groceries, food, and clothing purchases in plastic bags has become so second-nature for people that

Plastic pollution is a chronic issue in the Ocean and is responsible for killing + marine species/year. Here are 5 ways to reduce plastic use. Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Save Our Earth, Plastic Waste, Plastic Bags, Plastic Bottles, Environmental Issues, Environmental Education

These Photos Showing the Animal Victims of Our Trash Will Make You Drop Plastic Like a Bad Habit!

In the U.S. alone, 2.5 million plastic bottles are thrown out every hour! But what does all this plastic waste really look like? And where does it go?

"No plastic straw, please. Change Tattoo, Save Our Oceans, Aquaponics Diy, Protest Signs, Plastic Pollution, No Plastic, Environmental Science, Life Cycles, Global Warming

"No Plastic Straw, Please." - Blog

Say no to polluting plastic straws. If you need a straw, carry your own glass or stainless steel one. We can help you find one.

Is That Plastic In Your Scrub? Find out how tiny microbeads in convent… Is That Plastic In Your Scrub? Find out how tiny microbeads in conventional scrubs are contributing to polluted waterways. Our Planet, Save The Planet, Planet Earth, Plastic Pollution, Ocean Pollution, Life Science, Science Lessons, Science Fair, Earth Science

Media Tweets by Rodale's (@rodales)

The latest media Tweets from Rodale's (@rodales). A shopping destination where you’ll discover products that nurture your happiness, protect nature, and help people around the world. #RealRodales

“Plastic Pacific” is a series by Australia-based photographer Kim Preston exploring the devastating impact of plastics accumulation in oceans around the globe… Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Preston, Save Our Oceans, Marine Conservation, Everyday Objects, Creative Photography, Contemporary Photography, Art Photography

Start A Fire

This photo series takes a surreal look at how we are transforming our oceans into a plastic world.