4.8 and 12.7 million metric tons of plastic entered the ocean in 2010 from coastlines

How much mismanaged plastic waste is making its way from land to ocean has been a decades-long guessing game. Now scientists have put a number on the global problem. Their study found between 4.8 and 12.7 million metric tons of plastic entered the ocean in 2010 from people living within 50 kilometers of the coastline. —> Read More Here

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