Plastic, plastic everywhere, and it’s more harmful than you think.
New York Harbor and surrounding waterways are choked with plastic, from takeout containers to tiny beads that end up in the food supply, according to a new report by an environmental group.
The study, conducted by the group NY/NJ Baykeeper, estimated there are at least 165 million plastic particles floating in the waters around the Big Apple at any given time.
“It just goes to show you big problems need big solutions,” said Sandra Meola, a spokeswoman for Baykeeper.
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