What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch? A swirling sea of plastic bags, bottles and other debris is growing in the North Pacific, and now another one has been found in the Atlantic. But how did they get there? And is there anything we can do to clean them up?
It's a Plastic Catastrophe! This installation shows how much plastic garbage is released into the sea every 15 seconds! Exhibition by 'Museum für Gestaltung Zürich' We are all responsible so do your part
What’s the size of Texas, made of plastic, and floating in the Pacific Ocean? If you guessed the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” you’re right. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is also known as the largest landfill in the world, and unfortunately it is not found in a thoroughly planned, designed and controlled waste management facility — it’s found in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
Photographer Gregg Segal's 7 Days of Garbage photo series. “7 Days of Garbage is a series of portraits of friends, neighbors, and other acquaintances with the garbage they accumulate in the course of a week. Subjects are photographed surrounded by their trash in a setting that is part nest, part archeological record. We’ve made our bed and in it we lie.”