Our oceans are now awash in at least 150 million tons of plastic, an amount that researchers say will soon surpass the weight of all the fish in the sea. Plastic pollution fouls the land too, and the air we breathe.
Scientists now say plastic micro-particles literally rain down on us, introducing toxins into our bodies. And if you think recycling is the answer, you are sadly mistaken. You can be excused for believing that you're doing your part for the environment by simply sorting your plastics from your trash.
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