The United States contributed between 1.1 and 2.2 million metric tons of plastic waste to the world's oceans. That's enough trash to form a pile of plastic that covers the area of the White House Lawn and reaches as high as the Empire State Building.
This shouldn't be the case, nor does it have to be. We can move beyond plastic -- and we're starting by calling for an end to the most harmful and unnecessary single-use plastics. Tell your governor to ban single-use polystyrene today.