What Else We Don’t Know About Plastic?

  1. Plastic is not biodegradable, but breaks down into microplastics;
  2. Plastic contains Bisphenol A - a chemical which has an endocrine disrupting effect on our bodies;
  3. Plastic can be recycled only 1-2 times;
  4. Plastic waste has been even found inside the Mariana Trench at a depth of 10 975 m;
  5. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which is the largest accumulation of ocean plastic in the world, located between Hawaii and California, has grown and is now twice the size of Texas.