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Dr. Ginger Cameron
Plastic is found in 9% of fish. At this rate, the Garbage Island will likely double in size in ten years. 7 billion pounds of non recyclable plastic are produced every year, and only 7% of the plastic in America is recycled. 1500 plastic water bottles are put in landfills and the ocean every second. The average person produces a half-pound of plastic waste every day in the U.S.
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