TENDUA - Association for biodiversity conservation
Plastic bags in numbers
- 17 billion plastic bags are still consumed each year in France, of which eight billion are left in the wild.
- 1 second lasts its production, 20 minutes, its use, 450 years, its degradation into the wild.
- 14,400 plastic bags are landing every hour on French beaches.
- At least 100,000 marine mammals die every year by ingesting plastic.
- More than 1 million birds die each year by ingesting bits of plastic floating surface.
Dans la rubrique
The claw of the leopard