Category: ocean plastic
The environmental impact of the combined 139M tons of plastic pollution in oceans and rivers is well known, but what about the economic cost? The post Mapped: The Colossal Cost of Plastic Pollution, By Country appeared first on Visual Capitalist.
This graphic visualizes the top 10 countries emitting plastic pollutants into our oceans. The post Which Countries Pollute the Most Ocean Plastic Waste? appeared first on Visual Capitalist.
This post is by Marcus Lu from Visual Capitalist The Briefing 52 billion disposable face masks were produced in 2020 (this includes N95 respirators and surgical masks) It’s estimated that 1.6 billion of these masks ended up in our oceans This equates to roughly 5,500 tons of plastic pollution Demand for Disposable Masks Skyrockets in…