Posted by: ahallatt | June 24, 2009

Plastic Pollution and Plastiki

 

Plastic should be reused and recycled, not dumped

Plastic should be reused and recycled, not dumped

I did this cartoon in response to a piece about David de Rothschild‘s planned sailing of his plastic boat, Plastiki through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. 80% of ocean waste is plastic and it breaks down into smaller pieces that are ingested by marine life, much of which enters our food chain.

 

Artist's impression of the Plastiki (franklygreen.com via Treehugger)

Artist's impression of the Plastiki (franklygreen.com via Treehugger)

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