"Recycling is a joke. For all our careful sorting, less than 5 percent of plastic in the U.S. gets recycled."
"The oceans have long gripped our imagination: serene and terrible, bountiful, eternal. Throughout history, they have shaped human destiny, but now humanity is shaping them. The seas of today are changing faster than at any time since the cataclysm that destroyed the dinosaurs 65m years ago."
“They’re trying to create the perception that there’s a viable way to recycle most plastic waste into new products, and that’s simply not true.” -Article from The Intercept, written by Sharon Lerner