Top Ten Types of Debris Littering the Oceans, 2013
Updated February 12, 2020 | Infoplease Staff
The 2013 International Coastal Cleanup involved 648,015 volunteers in a worldwide effort that removed 12.33 million pounds of garbage from our oceans.
|Rank||Debris items||Total |
|3.||Beverage bottles (plastic)||940,170|
|6.||Plastic grocery bags||441,493|
|7.||Beverage bottles (glass)||394,796|
|8.||Other plastic bags||389,088|
Source: The Ocean Conservancy. Web: www.oceanconservancy.org .
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