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A look at the top 10 trash items found worldwide

A look at the top 10 trash items found worldwide

The top 10 debris items found worldwide during the Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup in September 2008:
_ Cigarettes and filters, 3,216,991
_ Plastic bags, 1,377,141
_ Food wrappers and containers, 942,620
_ Caps and lids, 937,804
_ Plastic bottles, 714,892
_ Paper bags, 530,607
_ Straws and stirrers, 509,593
_ Cups, plates, forks, knives and spoons, 441,053
_ Glass bottles, 434,990
_ Drink cans, 401,412
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