Each year, at least 13 million tons of plastic end up in the oceans, the equivalent of a full garbage truck every minute, where it smothers coral reefs and threatens vulnerable marine wildlife.
Micro-Plastics are found in 94% of U.S., 83% of tap water samples from major cities around the world and in 93% of samples from the world’s top 11 bottled water brands. Sea salt around the world has been contaminated with micro fibers.
Humans are ingesting plastic from air, water, salt and food that we eat. Bisphenol A is found in 95% of the US population. BPA and phthalates are known to show higher rates of chromosomal and reproductive abnormalities, early puberty, childhood obesity, and increased blood pressure.