14 Facts ๐Ÿ“– about the Impact of Plastic ๐Ÿ˜ฑ on the Environment ๐ŸŒฟ That Will Change ๐Ÿ”„ Your Attitude ๐Ÿ˜ฌ ...

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If you, like many million others across the world were transfixed by David Attenboroughโ€™s Blue Planet II recently, then you will be well aware of the message that it delivered with regards to plastic in the environment. Some of the images the great man presented to the world were truly shocking, revealing the full extent of what plastic is doing to the oceans and to the world in general. If the on-screen scenes made you want to sit up and pay attention, then here are fourteen facts about the impact that plastic has on our environment.

1. Since the Mass Production of Plastic Started, Just Six Decades Ago, We Produced More than Eight Billion Metric Tons of It. Nearly 80% of This Plastic Become Waste That is Left to Rot in Oceans, Seas, Forests and Landfills

Current Projections State That There is Going to Be 12 Billion Metric Tons of Plastic in Landfills across the World. This is 35,000 Times the Weight of the Empire State Building
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