1. 40% of all plastic use comes from single use products

2. plastic gets into the ocean, and it makes sea animals sick

3.  There are three patches of plastic in the major oceans

4.  As far as we know, every piece of plastic ever made is still here today

5. 9 billion metric tons of plastic in the world today

6. Plastic  is so cheap and versatile, it keeps getting used despite it being harmful to the environment