How oceans are becoming plastic soup

Published:  21 May, 2019

Our oceans are blighted with plastic waste. Globally, we're creating over 300 million tonnes of plastic every year, as it is a cheap and adaptable form of packaging. But its ease of use is coming at a cost we cannot afford to pay any longer - our seas and our sea life are being poisoned by plastic. In 2015, 322 million tonnes of plastic, enough to weigh the same as 900 Empire State Buildings, was produced.

Waste management specialists and 8 yard skip providers Reconomy take a look into the sad story of our plastic soup.

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