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Unfortunately, even though majority of people are aware of the issue of plastic pollution few know how to change their personal habits, as plastic has become ingrained in our daily lives

According to a survey conducted by the Shelton Group, 80% of Americans said if they had the option to buy goods or products that don’t use single-use plastic packaging, they would

Still, we see that plastic production is rising, packaging is the most common form of plastic waste, and plastic that ends up in landfills is far more common than plastic that is recycled


Based on the theory of psychological distance, we can infer that students at the University of Michigan feel more disconnected from the issue of marine plastic pollution, but our impact is just as great.