The Plastic Problem - What Can we Do About it?

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Experts believe that plastic pollution has become one of the most pressing environmental issues. Rapidly increasing production of disposable plastic products overwhelms the world’s ability to deal with them.
By 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans. It’s an environmental crisis that’s been in the making for nearly 70 years.
The documentary looks at this now ubiquitous material and how it’s impacting the world, why it’s become so prevalent, what’s being done to mitigate its use, and what potential alternatives or solutions are out there.
According to some statistics, 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into the ocean daily. The scary part is that 79% of plastic waste is sent to landfills or the ocean, and only 9% gets recycled and 12% gets incinerated.

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