Where do the wastes I help to create, go?
Approximately 8,000,000 tonnes of plastic enter the ocean each year.
There may already be more than 150 million tons of plastic in the ocean based on estimated leakage per year since 1950.
These 5 Countries Account for 60% of Plastic Pollution in worldwide Oceans: China, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. It is projected that by 2025, plastic consumption in Asia will increase by an astonishing 80 percent to surpass 200 million tons.
(EcoWatch environmental news site)
Current plastic production is over 200 million tons each year. By 2025, plastic consumption in Asia is forecasted to increase by 80 percent to surpass 200 million tons, and global consumption to 400 million tons. There could be one ton of plastic for every three tons of fish in the ocean by 2025.
(Editorials, The Voice of America)
Indonesia produces about 200,000 tonnes of waste per day, about 38.5 million tons per year are sent to landfills, with expected rate of increase of 2-4% per year.
(Indonesia Ministry of Environment and Forestry)