By: Leah Henry
One easy way to prevent marine debris from entering the environment is by recycling.
Most people intend to recycle but the connection from a water bottle or single use plastic bag to your sweater or tote may be broken. Check out the below graphic showing the many plastic possibilities and reconnect to your recycling.
The Society of the Plastics Industry(SPI) resin identification coding system(left), which informs the separation of different polymer types for effective recycling. Products made from specific plastics(right).