More than 12 billion plastic bags are used annually in California. California has a long coast line. Ergo, lots of plastic gets into the ocean.
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Of course, bags aren't the only plastic that gunks up the ocean and California is not the only offender. Think globally of how much trash winds up in the sea.
If only there was an app that would geo-locate these amalgamations of plastic -- called garbage patches -- helping to alleviate the litter.
Well there is an app for that. Now if only the found plastic could be turned into boat fuel. Well, there's a process for that, too.
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