A blog set out to explore, archive & relate plastic pollution happening world-wide, while learning about on-going efforts and solutions to help break free of our addiction to single-use plastics & sharing this awareness with a community of clean water lovers everywhere!

Thursday, May 1, 2014

This Is How Your Plastic Bag Ends Up In Massive Ocean Garbage Patches


Published in the Huffington Post on April 22, 2014 by Alissa Scheller

Ever heard of the Pacific garbage patch? It's one of several swirling trash zones in our oceans, and it's where a lot of our plastic litter ends up. While these debris patches aren't visible piles of floating trash in the water, the reality of what they are and how they got there is just as gross -- and just as harmful to marine life.

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