Can you believe eight million tons of garbage reaches the bottom of the sea everyday?
While we, human, look for more ways to make our lives easier, and consume what convenient for us, our planet is enduring the punishment. Every day, eight million tons of garbage reaches the sea around the globe. These rubbishes are all non-recyclable, and they are all from human activity!
Have you wonder where our garbage will end up? Where does the item we put in the toilette, and flush down go? The answer is obvious; they often end up in the ocean and on beaches.
These include all kind of plastic items such as shopping bags, plastic bottles, condoms, and plastic food wrappers. Below is closer look at how long it would take for each of these items to biodegrade.
Pieces of plastic, such as the rings around pop bottles, and milk bottles, have the life span of hundreds of years, depending on the quality.
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