If current trends continue, our oceans could contain more plastic than fish by weight in 2050.
1. OWP™ FACT
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tons of plastic enter our
oceans every year
pieces of plastic currently
litter the oceans (>150 million tons)
of all plastic packaging is never recycled
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Plastic is found in the ocean as far as 11 km deep, meaning synthetic fibers have contaminated even the most remote places on earth
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The likelihood of coral becoming diseased increases from 4% to 89% after being in contact with plastic
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Sea turtles eat plastic bags mistaking them for jellyfish and more than half of the world’s sea turtles have consumed plastic.