Plastics are piling up around the world and is a huge issue that many scientists and companies are trying to figure out.
You may think that because you and your neighbors all recycle that this isn't that big of an issue.
And you're wrong.
Around the world in countries where recycling and trash programs aren't in place trash is piling up in rivers, on land, and washing up from the sea.
This ongoing issue is already damaging our environment and hurting our wildlife.
If you didn't know how bad plastic pollution - now you do.
You can spread the word by sharing these shocking plastic pollution stats.