Plastic bags

Less than 1 percent of plastic bags goes into a recycle bin.

Billions of plastic bags are made each year. Of these bags, one hundred billion are thrown away according to Worldwatch Institute, with less than 1 percent finding their way into a recycle bin.

The end result of this is around 1 billion birds and mammals dying each year by the ingestion of plastic.

Now that you know, here is how you can help solving the problem: