The Problem in Numbers…

8 million

pieces of plastic enter our oceans each day

1 million

plastic bottles are bought every minute,
with less than 50% recycled

Over 20 billion

pairs ending up in landfill every year with a shoe emoji instead of the bottle.

100,000

marine mammals & turtles are killed by
plastic each year

50%

of plastic produced is single use

500-1000

years, the average time for plastic to degrade