Virtually every piece of it that was ever made still exists in some shape or form (with the exception of the small amount that has been incinerated).
500 MILLION plastic straws are used EVERY DAY in America. That’s enough to circle the Earth twice.
100 BILLION plastic bags are used by Americans every year. Tied together, they would reach around the Earth’s equator 773 times!
ONE MILLION bottles are bought EVERY MINUTE around the world — and that number will top half a TRILLION by 2021. Less than half of those bottles end up getting recycled