Study Estimates Amount of Plastic Waste Entering Ocean from Land

A new study, reported in the journal Science, has found that more than 4.8 million metric tons of plastic waste enters the oceans from land each year, and that figure may be as high as 12.7 million metric tons. “Using the average density of uncompacted plastic waste, 8 million metric tons – the midpoint of [...] —> Read More Here


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