Top Ten Types of Debris Littering the Oceans, 2014
The 2014 International Coastal Cleanup involved 561,895 volunteers in a worldwide effort that removed 16 million pounds of garbage from our oceans.
|Rank||Debris items||Total |
|3.||Beverage bottles (plastic)||988,965|
|6.||Other plastic bags||489,968|
|7.||Plastic grocery bags||485,204|
|8.||Beverage bottles (glass)||396,121|
|10.||Plastic cups and plates||376,479|
Source: The Ocean Conservancy. Web: www.oceanconservancy.org .
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