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Global Garbage Gyres

Right now, across the ocean’s vast, churning face, there are five massive garbage gyres: collections of waste gathered by ocean currents.

How long does garbage last in the ocean?

How long does our waste last in the ocean? Check out this lovely graphic from Erika Wasner Designs.

more like the Horiffic Pacific Garbage Patch which is a gyre of human-based marine pollution now floating in the central North Pacific Ocean located roughly between 135°W to 155°W and 35°N and 42°N. The majority of pollution on the patch is plastic, which scientists now know can be 100% recycled …

The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, also described as the Pacific Trash Vortex, is a gyre of marine litter in the central North Pacific Ocean. The patch extends over an indeterminate area.

Everyone produces waste, and the Swedes are no different. It’s what they do with it that is unusual. Sweden recycles and sorts its waste so efficiently that less than 1 percent ends up in landfills. But perhaps even more interesting, and somewhat controversial, is that Sweden burns about as much household waste as it recycles, over 2 million tons, and converts this to energy.  But even with this amount of domestic waste, the country’s 32 waste-to energy (WTE) incineration plants ...

Importing garbage for energy is good business for Sweden - Sweden Recycling 99 Percent Of Garbage, Edging Closer To Zero-Waste

Deep-sea currents wrapped this plastic bag around a gorgonian coral almost 7,000 feet (2,115 m) below the ocean surface in Astoria Canyon, off the coast of Oregon.

Trash Litters Deep Seafloor, Mostly Recyclables

Trash Litters Deep Seafloor, Mostly Recyclables -Deep-sea currents wrapped this plastic bag around a gorgonian coral amonot feet below the ocean surfact off the Oregon coast

This Is How Your Plastic Bag Ends Up In Massive Ocean Garbage Patches. Be aware. Make a Change. #EarthDay

This Is How Your Plastic Bag Ends Up In Massive Ocean Garbage Patches

The Tragedy of Ocean Trash Infographic. This Is How Your Plastic Bag Ends Up In Massive Ocean Garbage Patches. Be aware.

A brilliant artistic picture with a serious message.

This image sums up our oceans, beaches, and rivers today. The plastics represents that most of our bodies of water is polluted and filled with garbage. BE RESPONSIBLE, LOVE OUR PLANET!

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The plastic garbage islands aren't actual islands. They are collections of broken down plastic particles caught in the ocean's major gyres.

The world throws away more than 750 million tons of garbage each year, and not all of it ends up where you think.

The secret life of garbage [Infographic]

The secret life of garbage Infographic is one of the best Infographics created in the Environment category. Check out The secret life of garbage now!

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