Here’s What Happens to the Plastic That You Throw Away
The use of plastic has become a heated debate recently. It is estimated that 8 million tons of plastic waste enter the world’s oceans each year. And while 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? In this TED-Ed, Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.