Plastic waste in the Pacific: Twice the size of the U.S.

This is disgusting, and shows just how primitive we still are. Full article here. A “plastic soup” of waste floating in the Pacific Ocean is growing at an alarming rate and now covers an area twice the size of the continental United States, scientists have said. The “soup” is actually two linked areas, either side of the islands of Hawaii, known as the Western and Eastern Pacific Garbage Patches. About one-fifth of the junk – which includes everything from footballsRead more