We’ve Thrown Away 75% of Plastic Ever Made – and It’s Still Polluting

Oceans Deeply—A groundbreaking study reveals that plastic production has grown exponentially since 1950 and will continue to accumulate in the ocean at an ever-increasing rate unless a strategy is established to curb the crisis.

Photo: Plastic trash washed up on a beach near Riverhead, New York. Credit: Emily J Gertz