Marine Pollution

- More than 100,000 marine mammals die every year due to ingesting plastic pollution
- More than 8 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean each year

Evironmental Emissions

- Waste left in a landfills takes thousands of years to decompose and releases methane into the environment
- Many materials are produced from petroleum and other harmful substances

Water Contamination

- Landfill waste can leak into local water supplies and make the water deadly to consume