10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Plastic And How It Changed Our World
2 Million Bits Of Plastic
In 2007, more than 2 million bits of plastic was dropped into Ivanhoe Reservoir in California to deflect sunlight and to prevent the bromide and chlorine in the lake from reacting to sunlight. This was done because the reaction would produce carcinogens.
Almost 80% of all bags in the united states are plastic!