At Benjamin’s Braddock’s Graduate party in 1967, Mr. McGuire tells him “There’s a great future in plastics. Think about it. Will you think about it?” Mr. McGuire was right. In 1967 global plastic production was around 30 million tons, by 2019 we made about 368 million tons. Benjamin could have made a fortune with the 1127% increase.

A lot of this plastic now has a place in our oceans. Plastic makes up nearly 70% of all ocean litter. Every minute, the equivalent of one garbage truck of plastic ends up in the world’s seas. …










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