Salvos Blog

  • Why Are We Addicted to Plastic?

    Man-made plastics are made from oil and fossil fuels. Plastic became critical during World War II as the enormous demands of war created shortages of natural materials.

    The problem with plastic is that it typically takes more than 400 years to degrade. If we continue to use plastic in everything, plastic waste will pile up across the Earth and marine biologists suggest plastic trash poses the single greatest threat to large marine animals.