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The Pacific Garbage Patch

Do you ever think about what happens to all the plastic items you buy and use in your daily life? Do you ever give any thought to the fact that a plastic bottle can take up to 450 years to… 645 more words


A passive solution to the Pacific Garbage Patch problem?

Earth’s oceans have a problem. It is well known there is a huge area of plastic swarming in the Pacific Ocean. We thought the ocean was so large we could use it as a dump or not worry about stuff ending up there. 327 more words

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No, it’s a weathered, shredded plastic grocery bag.

Inevitably, when I’m out for a walk, I see plastic bags blowing in the wind or snagged by a branch and flapping in the air. 329 more words