Category: plastic waste
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.
Plastic waste can now be found everywhere on Earth, from the highest peaks to the deepest seas, but what is the most littered item in the U.S? The post Top 10 Most Littered Plastic Items in the U.S. appeared first on Visual Capitalist.
About 22% of the world’s annual plastic waste generation is mismanaged. Here’s a break down of mismanaged plastic waste by country. The post Visualizing Mismanaged Plastic Waste by Country appeared first on Visual Capitalist.
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