Plastic: the worst kind of oil-related spill?

Could plastic be the worst kind of petroleum-related disaster, even worse than the oil spills we've all grown to know and love?

Take a trip with in the video above to visit the North Pacific Gyre, an area bigger than Texas where much of our trash ends up floating around, where it kills wildlife and likely makes its way back to us. Nothing like a little Bisphenol A in our systems!

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