Plastic in Oceans Leaches Potentially Toxic Chemicals, Japanese Study Shows

Holy mackerel, we have got to start getting serious about our garbage!

via TreeHugger on 8/20/09


plastic oceans photo Among Other Toxins, BPA is Released… Plastic. Plastic everywhere. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is now in the spotlight, but we’re still just figuring out what’s the impact of all this plastic in our oceans. A team of researchers from Nihon University in Chiba, Japan, have released a study showing that all this plastic isn’t just an eyesore….Read the full story on TreeHugger

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