A WORLD OF WASTE

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About 80% of items buried in land­fills could be re­cy­cled.

It takes 500 years for an av­er­age-sized plas­tic bot­tle to fully de­com­pose.

If you re­cy­cle one plas­tic bot­tle, you could save enough en­ergy to run a 100watt bulb for four hours.

The en­ergy it takes to pro­duce 1,5 mil­lion tonnes of plas­tic (300m tonnes are pro­duced glob­ally each year) could power 250 000 homes.

More than 100 000 sea an­i­mals die each year due to plas­tic en­tan­gle­ment and in­ges­tion.

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