In this 7 minute video, Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation describes the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an endless floating waste of plastic trash. He details the growing problem of plastic debris in our seas.
We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? This video traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, showing the dangers these disposable bottles present to our world.