10 crucial facts about plastic pollution you need to know
Almost 8.3 billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide since the 1950s. Continuing at this rate there will be 12 billion metric tons of plastic in landfills by 2050 according to National Geographic. Out of all plastic polluting our oceans, 90% is carried by just 10 rivers. New and old facts about plastic pollution can be seen every day. These are the ones you definitely need to know about.