In the last 60 years, plastic has become a useful and versatile material with a wide range of applications. But unfortunately, the properties of plastic that make it so valuable are the very reasons that make its disposal very problematic. The plastics durability, make it so hard for it to decompose, 1000 years in approximation. While its lightweight and low-cost quality make it so easy to acquire and use, more often than not, once.
Plastic thrown into the sea tends to remain on the surface because of its low density.
As the demand for materials with certain qualities increases, the plastics industry will aim to supply them.