Every year, roughly 8 million metric tons of plastic is dumped into the oceans. Sometimes, the waste forms into floating islands. And, over time, the plastics break down into microplastics that are even harder to remove.
Many are looking for ways to kick the plastic habit.
Will McCallum, who is Head of Oceans at Greenpeace UK, has written a book about how the process of giving up plastic.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: Will McCallum talks about the challenges of giving up plastic.
- Will McCallum, author of “How to Give Up Plastic: A Guide to changing the World, One Plastic Bottle at a Time," head of Oceans at Greenpeace UK