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· In the past six decades, we have produced more than 8.4 billion tons of plastics. Most of it has now ended up in landfills or directly in our natural environment. In fact, only 9% of the plastic used today is recycled.
· Up to 12 million tons of plastic enter our oceans every year. This corresponds to one garbage truck per minute. Plastic waste on the streets can also get into the ocean via drainage networks or rivers: According to estimates, the world's major rivers transport up to 2.41 million tons of plastic into the sea each year, which corresponds to 100,000 garbage trucks.
Researchers have estimated that blue whales take in about 10 million pieces of microplastics everyday.
Mircoplastics are particles of plastic debris that are less than 5mm long. They come from the breaddown of many kinds of plastic products and industrial waste.
Particle levels have been building up in the world's oceans for many years.
Research show that more energy is saved by recycling plastics than is gained by burning them .
Instead of spending money on new plastic products, trying to get recycled products.
Please use different methods to protect the earth.
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