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95% of the value of plastic packaging material is worth $80-120 billion annually, is lost to the economy and floating in the ocean. There will be more plastics than fish in the ocean (by weight) by 2050.

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Nuclear Waste Dumping
Ocean Cleaners
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Microplastics
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
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Beach Clean Ups

Irish trawler crews haul ashore 400 tonnes of litter

Irish trawler crews haul ashore 400 tonnes of litter

Two Statues of Liberty, 300 cars or one Endeavour space shuttle. That is the volume of marine waste plastic that Irish fishermen have removed from ...

Irish trawler crews haul ashore 400 tonnes of litter

Irish trawler crews haul ashore 400 tonnes of litter

Two Statues of Liberty, 300 cars or one Endeavour space shuttle. That is the volume of marine waste plastic that Irish fishermen have removed from ...

PPE Beach Trash

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Solutions

You should never litter — but you especially shouldn't litter at Thailand’s Khao Yai National Park, where officials will collect your improperly discarded trash, track you down, and literally mail your garbage back to you. That's one package you won't be excited to open.

Thailand National Park Is Mailing Litter Back to the Tourists Who Left it Behind

If you leave litter at Thailand's Khao Yai National Park, you may receive your dirty trash in the mail a few days later.

COVID Trash

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Organizations

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Mining

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Tourism

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Textiles-Fashion

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Sand

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Toothbrushes and Oceans

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Straws

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35,000 Is The Number Of Plastic Straws The Average American Uses In A Lifetime - South Florida Reporter

Every day, Americans toss 500 million plastic straws in the trash. That's enough to fill 125 school buses, or circle the Earth 2.5 times!

Ghost Nets

Cornish brewery raises cash for ocean charity clearing ghost nets and plastic | InYourArea News

Cornish brewery raises cash for ocean charity clearing ghost nets and plastic

The Driftwood Spars in St Agns is raising money for Fathoms Free to help fund a new sea exploring robot

Balloons

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Endangered Sea Animals

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Dead Zones

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Fishing

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Cruise Ships and Ocean Pollution

A viewer shared an article in the same Reddit thread that talks about ships being responsible for 'ocean plastic waste.'

'Below Deck' Fans Are Extremely Bothered By This One Thing

A viewer shared an article in the same Reddit thread that talks about ships being responsible for "ocean plastic waste."

Nuclear Waste Dumping

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Ocean Cleaners

The model is conceived to tackle the Great Pacific garbage patch — an island of plastic about 3 times the size of France

The 8th Continent: Slovak designer wins top prize for ocean station prototype that removes plastic from the sea

The model is conceived to tackle the Great Pacific garbage patch — an island of plastic about 3 times the size of France

Nurdles

Microplastic pollution is apparently everywhere: It's in the ocean, it's in our food and now we know it's atop the highest peak in the world: Mount Everest.

'Real eye-opener': Microplastic pollution discovered in snow near top of Mount Everest

Microplastic pollution is apparently everywhere: It's in the ocean, it's in our food and now we know it's atop the highest peak in the world: Mount Everest.

'Nurdle Patrol' survey finds plastic pellets on almost every Louisiana and Texas beach | Environment | nola.com

'Nurdle Patrol' survey finds plastic pellets on almost every Louisiana and Texas beach

Tapioca-sized bits are used to manufacture a host of plastic products, but they're increasingly fouling rivers and oceans

Microplastics

Waterborne microplastics grow bio-coatings to sneak into living cells

Waterborne microplastics grow bio-coatings to sneak into living cells

In an effort to better understand how microplastics are absorbed by organisms in aquatic environments, scientists have carried out a study that shows how a coating of biomolecules can act as a "Trojan horse" that sneaks them into living cells.

Great Pacific Garbage Patch

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British photographer Mandy Barker assembles collections of plastic pulled from water around the world.

These photos will make you think twice about plastic

British photographer Mandy Barker assembles collections of plastic pulled from water around the world.

Cleanup stations installed at four Riverhead beaches - Riverhead News Review

Cleanup stations installed at four Riverhead beaches - Riverhead News Review

A group of environmentally minded designers is hoping to make cleaning up beach litter a little easier. Several East End beaches now have cleanup stations stocked with baskets like those you’d expect to see at the supermarket. The idea is simple: As you head out onto the beach, grab a basket so you can easily...

Cornish brewery raises cash for ocean charity clearing ghost nets and plastic | InYourArea News

Cornish brewery raises cash for ocean charity clearing ghost nets and plastic

The Driftwood Spars in St Agns is raising money for Fathoms Free to help fund a new sea exploring robot

The model is conceived to tackle the Great Pacific garbage patch — an island of plastic about 3 times the size of France

The 8th Continent: Slovak designer wins top prize for ocean station prototype that removes plastic from the sea

The model is conceived to tackle the Great Pacific garbage patch — an island of plastic about 3 times the size of France

drinking straw

35,000 Is The Number Of Plastic Straws The Average American Uses In A Lifetime - South Florida Reporter

Every day, Americans toss 500 million plastic straws in the trash. That's enough to fill 125 school buses, or circle the Earth 2.5 times!

They’ve developed a material using nanocellulose which they plan to mold into drink lids.

Maine company aims to replace single use plastics with compostable, fish-friendly alternatives

They’ve developed a material using nanocellulose which they plan to mold into drink lids.

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Let’s Talk Trash: Glitter litter

Twinkly lights, flickering candles and sparkling crystal bowls all brighten up these short days and this time of limited socializing. This isn’t exclusive to a season anymore, either. It seems . . .

Waterborne microplastics grow bio-coatings to sneak into living cells

Waterborne microplastics grow bio-coatings to sneak into living cells

In an effort to better understand how microplastics are absorbed by organisms in aquatic environments, scientists have carried out a study that shows how a coating of biomolecules can act as a "Trojan horse" that sneaks them into living cells.

Has Bacardi Solved the World’s Plastic Problem?

Has Bacardi Solved the World’s Plastic Problem?

An innovative new liquor bottle will biodegrade in just 18 months. Unfortunately, there’s a catch.

The Incredible Journey of the Electronic Plastic BottleResearchers loaded containers with trackers and released them in the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, giving new insight into how plastic pollution travels.

The Journey of Electronic Bottles and the Ocean Plastic Crisis

Researchers loaded containers with trackers and released them in the Ganges and the Bay of Bengal, giving new insight into how plastic pollution travels.

Plastic Flow Into Ocean Expected To Triple By 2040 - Researchers

Plastic Flow Into Ocean Expected To Triple By 2040 - Researchers

By Royal Ibeh, If awareness and appropriate actions are not put in place, the annual inflow of waste could nearly triple from 2016 to 2040 which could

Environmental groups studying how much trash dumped on ocean floor - ntv.ca

Environmental groups studying how much trash dumped on ocean floor

NTV News

Microplastic pollution is apparently everywhere: It's in the ocean, it's in our food and now we know it's atop the highest peak in the world: Mount Everest.

'Real eye-opener': Microplastic pollution discovered in snow near top of Mount Everest

Microplastic pollution is apparently everywhere: It's in the ocean, it's in our food and now we know it's atop the highest peak in the world: Mount Everest.

A viewer shared an article in the same Reddit thread that talks about ships being responsible for 'ocean plastic waste.'

'Below Deck' Fans Are Extremely Bothered By This One Thing

A viewer shared an article in the same Reddit thread that talks about ships being responsible for "ocean plastic waste."

Global treaty to tackle plastic pollution gains steam without US and UK | Environment | The Guardian

Global treaty to tackle plastic pollution gains steam without US and UK

More than two-thirds of UN member states have declared they are open to a new agreement to stem the rising tide of plastic waste

How hybrid electric and fuel aircraft could green air travel

52 Technologies to Fight Plastic Pollution in Our Oceans - ScienceBlog.com

Duke University researchers have created a new online resource designed to help local governments, conservation groups, businesses and other stakeholders