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Watch: Baby Sea Turtles at Risk from Plastic Pollution
Ocean debris is a serious problem with nearly 80 percent blown in from landfills or transported through our waterways until it reaches the ocean. And plastic bags make up a significant amount of that pollution. To illustrate the toll plastic bags take on our land, sea and wildlife, Boomerang Bags, an Australian non-profit working to reduce the number of plastic bags, presents the Bag Monster.
Watch this humorous, yet poignant, short video to see why we need plastic bag bans everywhere:
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