How Your Trash Ends up in the Ocean [Infographic]

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We’ve written extensively about the Great Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch.

But have you ever wondered how exactly your trash, maybe hundreds of miles inland, makes it out into the ocean?

Check out this infographic and watch the long, convoluted process of how your garbage ends up at sea.

the ugly journey of our. trash

Does this make you think differently about where your trash ends up?


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