Help stop pollution in our waterways!
- Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times.
- 50% of the plastic we use, we use just once and throw away.
- Billions of pounds of plastic can be found in swirling convergences in the oceans making up about 40 percent of the world’s ocean surfaces.
- 44% of all seabird species, 22% of cetaceans, all sea turtle species, and a growing list of fish species have been documented with plastic in or around their bodies.
Plastic Pollution, Our Oceans, Our Future...
The 10 Items
A list of the top 10 common household items that pollute our waterways.
Consumation & Entanglement
A diagram of the percentage of animals that consume plastics.
Animals In Danger
An example of how plastics are harming marine ecosystems and animals.
South Sentinel Island Pollution
Photo source: © SAF — Coastal Care
Plastic Polluted Shore Of Morocco
Photo: © SAF — Coastal Care
Mouth of the Los Angeles River: Long Beach, California
Photo source: ©© Bill McDonald, Algalita Foundation / Heal The Bay
What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce