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What is the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch?

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?

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#Recycling infographic via America Recycles Day
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The secret life of garbage [Infographic]

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from TreeHugger

Poignant Museum Exhibit Illustrates Plastic Catastrophe

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

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from TreeHugger

Artist photographs families lying in the garbage they generate in one week

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from Mail Online

Incredible photos show mountains of plastic bottles washed in Maldives

Dark side of paradise: Alison Teal pictured with her surfboard while walking through mountains of rubbish on Thilafushi in the Maldives

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from HaltonRecycles

What’s the size of Texas, made of plastic, and floating in the Pacific Ocean?

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.

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from The Huffington Post

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

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

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from Slate Magazine

Mesmerizing Photos of People Lying in a Week’s Worth of Their Trash

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.”

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from Beauty Harmony Life

20 Practical Ideas How to Keep Your Kitchen Organized

Dual Pull-Out Waste Baskets with bag storage by Mullet Cabinet in Millersburg, I have a pull out already but on a wire track that sticks....I love this idea much better!

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