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Countries polluting the oceans with the most plastic

In 2010, 8.8 million metric tons of mismanaged plastic waste in the ocean was traced back to China while 3.2 million metric tons came from Indonesia. The United States is also guilty of polluting oceans with plastic, but at a much lower level than China. Annually, 0.3 million metric tons of waterborne plastic garbage comes from the United States.



Publication date: 12/15/2017

 


 

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