2 The Outdoors: The scourge of plastic

Single-use plastics are one of the world’s most pervasive pollutants. More than 22 million pounds of plastic end up in the Great Lakes every year, and the concentration of plastic in the Great Lakes surface water is among the highest in the world. Because unlike our oceans, which flow fairly freely around the world, the Great Lakes are more of a closed system, and so that plastic just stays there. Read the full story by WGRZ-TV -Buffalo, NY.

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