15 Oct '15, 11pm

Roughly 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the world’s oceans every year @PlasticPollutes @…

Roughly 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the world’s oceans every year @PlasticPollutes @…

“Our town has had a dump site on our beach for over 50 years,” he continued about the coastal Philippine city. “We’re working hard to close the dump, and increase the capacity of waste management in Dagupan. Addressing the problem of ocean plastic will have real benefits for not just the environment, but for our citizens—by improving their quality of life. I hope our city and our work will become a model for what’s possible around the world.”

Full article: https://ecowatch.com/2015/10/15/plastic-pollution-oceans/

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