The Great Garbage Patch
For those of you who are wondering what really happens to all the stuff you put in your garbage can and drop on the curb or what really happens to plastic there is an amazing and frigthening documentary series on VBS.tv that will change your world. There is a huge mass of plastic that has ended up in the middle of the Pacific ocean as a result to the wasteful world we live in and when I say huge I mean huge as in the size of Texas huge. Anyway, you should all check out this 12 part documentary and think before you reach for another plastic cup.
http://www.vbs.tv/video.php?id=1485308505 -Take the time to watch it, and share with others!
Here is another article about the issue and how to stop polluting our Oceans!