1. The average person uses about 35,000 straws in their lifetime.
2. Americans use a total of 500 million straws daily, which adds up to 175 billion per year!
3. If we continue using straws at this rate, when the year 2050 comes there will be more weight in plastic straws than total fish in the sea!
4. 8 million metric tons of waste end up in our oceans every year.
5. There is more microplastic in the ocean than there is stars in the milky way.
6. 91% of plastic waste isn't recycled.