• Chile is the first American country to ban plastic bags in coastal cities after 90% of sea birds have been found to contain some type of plastic in their stomachs.
  • Cargo Ships along the Indian Ocean and South China Sea create twice as many lightning strikes across their route compared to areas without ship traffic.
  • Humans have created close to 9 billion tons of plastic waste to date, and if current trends continue, we will have created 12 billion tons by 2050.
  • The amount of oil required to produce one plastic water bottle is roughly 1/4 the amount of that bottle. Each American alone drinks as much as 30.2 gallons of water per year. The transportation for this large of an amount of oil releases thousands of tons of carbon dioxide into our air.
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