9 Tips for Living with Less Plastic (infographic) (via Less Plastic UK) Make a difference with these 9 simple tips for living with less plastic, avoiding single-use plastic products will reduce your impact on plastic pollution
Last fall, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) helped to sponsor the Ocean Conservancy’s 2012 International Coastal Cleanup. Over volunteers collected lbs kg) of refuse. This graphic represents the top 10 collected items.
This image sums up our oceans, beaches, and rivers today. The plastics represents that most of our bodies of water is polluted and filled with garbage. Like I said before more trash is being produced than our earth can handle.
I really like how the Surfrider Foundation have represented the effects of plastics in the ocean. Showing the plastic in sushi which is sea food to represent the ocean I think is a clever and very creative way to grab people's attention.
In fact, Earth's largest landfill isn't on land at all. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches for hundreds of miles across the North Pacific Ocean, forming a nebulous, floating junk yard on the high seas.
The picture was taken off the coast of Java in Indonesia and shows Indonesia's most famous surfer Dede Suryana surfing through an enormous trash filled wave. The glides through the wave as bits of debris and trash roll over the top of him.
Ten percent of the plastic manufactured worldwide ends up in the ocean. often times sea turtles and other marine life mistake plastic debris as a delicious jellyfish causing death to more than 100000 of them.