FIVE EYE-OPENING FACTS ABOUT PLASTIC WASTE!
Sometimes we underestimate how bad plastic is for our environment and for us. Here are some facts you need to know.
1-There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean. Up tp 300,000 tons float on the surface. Which means that around (Four billion plastic microfibers) per square kilometer litter the deep sea.
2-There's enough plastic in the ocean to circle the earth 400 times.
3-Every 2.5 square kilometers of ocean has more than 46,000 pieces of plastic floating in it.
4-15 to 51 trillion particles of micro plastic are floating in the ocean.
5-18 billion pounds of plastic trash wind up in our oceans each year.