The remote island of Henderson Island is accumulating trash at a rate of 26.8 items per day. With over 671.6 items of debris per square meter along its beaches, this island has the highest density of trash in the world.
Each year, the Royal Statistical Society issues a list of notable statistics. Topping the list is the estimate that a whopping 90.5% of all plastics that have ever been produced have never been recycled. The statistic is from a research article published (actually in 2017) in the journal ScienceAdvances. Entitled, […]