"Do you need a bag?"

"Um, no thanks. Not when they act like this."


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How does our everyday trash end up in the sea? About 80% of oceanic debris is blown in from landfills or flows in waterways from cities. Here's more:

In 1992, thousands of rubber ducks and other toys went overboard from a container ship during a storm. The toys have since beached themselves all over the world thanks to ocean currents.

To end on a note of hope, people are trying to turn all this trash into treasure. Check out this effort to make a profit from turning waste plastic into petroleum.