The simple answer is, it’s worse than that.
Fact is, since the day the stuff was first invented, not a single molecule of the plastic we use and discard so thoughtlessly has gone away by itself.
Just because we can’t see it doesn’t mean it isn't still around. It is! It’s found its way to our lakes and oceans and it’s threatening to plug things up in a major way.
Last week, the State University of New York released a chilling study. Their conclusion? Concentrations of plastic are higher in the great lakes than anywhere else in the world.