Adam Lambert Speaks Out Against Plastic Pollution

Adam lambert: "plastic polluters need to fall back"

All information gathered by MSNBC and National Geographic

Written by Drew MacQueen

In MSNBC’s interview series, Fall Back, Ari Melber discusses the environment and the damaging effect that micro plastics have on our waterways and environment with Adam Lambert.

“It is fall back friday, what needs to fall back?”

“I think people polluting the ocean with plastic. It's a serious issue. Fish and wildlife in the ocean are literally gagging on pieces of small plastic, and It’s killing them.”

“Things as simple right now, as the fact that they're taking plastic straws away and we’re trying to replace them with paper straws.Thats a great first step. It’s good to see that something is happening.

Some 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flows into the oceans every year from coastal regions. 

Less than a fifth of all plastic is recycled globally. 

About 8 percent of the world’s oil production is used to make plastic and power the manufacturing of it. That figure is projected to rise to 20 percent by 2050. 

40 percent of plastic produced is packaging, used just once and then discarded.

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