Posts tagged ocean waste
Leo's Vision to Fight the Climate Epidemic

Climate change is real, it is happening right now, it is the most urgent threat facing our entire species, and we need to work collectively together and stop procrastinating. We need to support leaders around the world who do not speak for the big polluters or the big corporations, but who speak for all of humanity, for the indigenous peoples of the world, for the billions and billions of underprivileged people who will be most affected by this, for our children’s children, and for those people out there whose voices have been drowned out by the politics of greed.”

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We eat plastic equivalent to one credit card a week!

Since plastic is made to last, it doesn’t really go away. Traditional plastic bags can take 1,000 years or longer to decompose, and even then, they will never be completely broken down. As for recycling the plastic, only 8-9% of plastic has been recycled in the United Sates. Plastic will break into microplastics which have been known to be found in table salt, and water meaning we as humans consume microplastics frequently, without a second thought. We eat plastic equivalent to one credit card a week!

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