plastic pollution

Various types and sizes of plastics collected from the Kinnickinnic River, Milwaukee, WI. Photo: S. Mason, State University of New York at Fredonia. Public domain. Source: USGS.

The 2018 Statistic of the Year is About Plastic Recycling

Caitlin Dempsey

90.5% of all plastics that have ever been produced have never been recycled.

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is Much Larger Than Previously Thought

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers using surface trawl samples and aerial imagery surveys have calculated the amount of plastic debris in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.