40% of plasic is for single use

According to the article, published by @natgeo, research has shown that roughly 40% of plastic production per year is single-use plastic packaging. Coffees to go, take outs, and similar packing that can’t be recycled if not prepped according to regulations. All this leaves us with a massive pile of trash that gradually just piles up. Scientists even call this “The Plastic Age”. Trash and waste from EcoJungle Instagram

How Does Plastic Waste Affect the Ocean?

Introduction

According to estimates, the entire human population throws away four million tons of trash on daily basis, out of which 12.8 percent is plastic. The studies have revealed that around 8 million tons of plastic waste produced in the world are dumped into the ocean on annual basis. This plastic waste in the ocean is highly destructive for marine life, resulting in the death of millions of different marine species, endangered the lives of marine life, and disturb the aquatic ecosystem.