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Of the 300 million tons of plastic produced annually, only 10% is recycled. So where's the other 90% going?

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The Problem of Plastic Straws (And How Each of Us Can Make a Difference) — Plastic Pollution Coalition Plastic Problems, Belize Resorts, Shedd Aquarium, Le Shop, Make A Difference, Our Environment, Plastic Pollution, Environmental Issues, Save The Planet

The Problem of Plastic Straws (And How Each of Us Can Make a Difference) — Plastic Pollution Coalition

A Q&A with Jackie Nunez, founder of the Last Plastic Straw.

I can't say I never use them, but I try to avoid them like the plague. Try to order a glass of water in some places and they look at you like you're nuts. Save Our Earth, Save The Planet, Our Planet, Planet Earth, Angst Quotes, Barris, We Are The World, Thats The Way, True Facts

Greg Evert

Greg Evert is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Greg Evert and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to share and makes the world...

Coming to Grips with Plastic Pollution, One Bird at a Time – Ocean Trash Water Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Save Our Earth, Migratory Birds, Marine Conservation, Sea Birds, Ecology, Mother Earth, Mammals

With These Maps, You Can Track Migratory Birds in Near Real Time

BirdCast shows the volume and direction of birds in the U.S.

Graphic Video Shows Sea Lions Trapped In Plastic Prison - Graphic Video Shows Sea Lions Trapped In Plastic Prison Rodrigues Via Mauritius Plastik Im Magen Und Um Den Hals Trapped Entangled Injured Poisoned Starved And Dead Ocean Pollution Plastic Poll Save Planet Earth, Save Our Earth, Save The Planet, Our Planet, Earth Day, Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Environmental Pollution, Environmental Issues

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These graphic images of sea lions shackled in human debris is a shocking reminder of the importance of respecting marine life and disposing of rubbish properly.Taken from a video from marine authoriti...

This poor Turtle mistakes plastic for a jellyfish :'( Hundreds of thousands of sea turtles, whales, and other marine mammals, and more than 1 million seabirds die each year from ocean pollution and ingestion or entanglement in marine debris. Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Ecuador, Save The Sea Turtles, Marine Debris, Scary Facts, Save Our Oceans, 4 Oceans, Save Our Earth

What's Wrong with Plastic, Anyway? » My Plastic-free Life

Living Life with Less Plastic since 2007.

Why are people eating their own trash? [Infographic] The ocean food web is contaminated by trash and garbage, and it's ending up in our diets. Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Earth Science, Science And Nature, Save Our Earth, Save Our Oceans, Sup Yoga, Environmental Issues, Geography

Why Are People Eating Their Own Trash?

There are a couple of reasons this disturbs me: First of all, I don't want to be anywhere near a sentence that pairs "eats" and "trash" and doesn't involve the phrase "trash compactor." Second, what are we really deciding is unimportant when we just toss our plastic bottles and stuff, instead of recycling them?

You Had No Idea It Was This Bad: 37 Haunting Photos Of Environmental Pollution - stop using plastic bags Environmental Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Des Photos Saisissantes, Photo Choc, Haunting Photos, Our Planet, Planet Earth, Bored Panda, Climate Change

Austin Plastic Bag Ban and Its Connection to Water - The Water Nexus Blog

City of Austin Single-Use Carryout Bag Ordinance is in affect. Learn about the ban and the effect it has on water pollution not only locally but worldwide.

Plastic pollution is a chronic issue in the Ocean and is responsible for killing + marine species/year. Here are 5 ways to reduce plastic use. Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Where Did It Go, Plastic Waste, Plastic Bags, Plastic Bottles, Save Our Earth, Environmental Issues

These Photos Showing the Animal Victims of Our Trash Will Make You Drop Plastic Like a Bad Habit!

In the U.S. alone, 2.5 million plastic bottles are thrown out every hour! But what does all this plastic waste really look like? And where does it go?

"No plastic straw, please. Change Tattoo, Glaciers Melting, Save Our Oceans, Aquaponics Diy, Protest Signs, Plastic Pollution, No Plastic, Plastic Waste, Environmental Science

"No Plastic Straw, Please." - Blog

Say no to polluting plastic straws. If you need a straw, carry your own glass or stainless steel one. We can help you find one.

Is That Plastic In Your Scrub? Find out how tiny microbeads in convent… Is That Plastic In Your Scrub? Find out how tiny microbeads in conventional scrubs are contributing to polluted waterways. Save The Planet, Our Planet, Planet Earth, Plastic Pollution, Ocean Pollution, Environmental Issues, Environmental Degradation, Environmental Education, Life Science

Media Tweets by Rodale's (@rodales)

The latest media Tweets from Rodale's (@rodales). A shopping destination where you’ll discover products that nurture your happiness, protect nature, and help people around the world. #RealRodales

“Plastic Pacific” is a series by Australia-based photographer Kim Preston exploring the devastating impact of plastics accumulation in oceans around the globe… Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Preston, Save Our Oceans, Marine Conservation, Everyday Objects, Creative Photography, Contemporary Photography, Art Photography

Start A Fire

This photo series takes a surreal look at how we are transforming our oceans into a plastic world.