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Waste And Debris

The essential data about waste and debris explained in 3 infographics. Detailed charts covering mismanage plastic waste, plastics, marine debris decomposition and more. Learn the truth about waste and debris and how it relates to the state of the world on The Global Education Project website with un-biased facts from the most reliable sources.
Mismanage Plastic Waste The amount of plastic debris that ends up in the oceans from the land is mostly determined by population size living within 50km of a coast and by the amount of plastic waste that is mismanaged—either littered or disposed into uncontained dumps or landfills.
Plastics
This section is an overview of the steep and rapid rise in the production and use of plastics; also plastic waste management and mis-management, recycling and the prevalence of microplastic debris in the environment.
Marine Debris Decomposition


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