The Truth About Plastic Waste in the Worlds Ocean

A plastic bag is used on average for 15 minutes.

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A plastic bag is used on average for 15 minutes. | opdera. Org | the truth about plastic waste in the world's oceans pastic pollution, plastic bag, recycling myth

Plastic is cheap and incredibly versatile. However, these qualities have also resulted in it becoming an environmental issue. We have developed a “disposable” lifestyle and estimates are that around 50% of plastic is used just once and thrown away. On average, plastic bags only have a working life of 15 minutes worldwide.

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