Humans Have Made 9 Billion Tons of Plastic Throughout History

December 19th 2017

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Humans have made 9 billion tons of plastic throughout history, which is the same weight as 25,000 Empire State Buildings or 225 million humpback whales. Most of this plastic ends up in landfills or in the ocean, with only 9% of our total plastic waste getting recycled.