In less than 9 years there will be one ton of plastic for every three tons of ocean fish, reports the 5 Gyres Institute, a nonprofit research organization dedicated to design and policy change. Up to 95% of plastic packaging — valued at $120 billion— is lost after one use. The irony is that recycling plastic can take 90 percent less energy than making plastics from raw materials.
We were thrilled to help spread this important message and to see Oceans of Plastic honored in the short documentary category by Worldfest. The WorldFest international film festival is one of the oldest and largest film & video competitions in the world, with more than 4,500 category entries received from 37 countries.
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