Tiny pieces of plastic called microplastics (a distinction based on size alone) are found in the ocean. Ceaselessly broken down by the elements over time, larger pieces of plastic become smaller and smaller. Microplastics are small enough to be ingested by sea animals, including those that end up on our plates. 70 years of manufacturing plastic later, we are finally starting to see where it all ends up when we toss it.
Read the full Forbes Article : There Is Plastic In Your Fish
And please remember to always recycle your plastic beverage containers… Better yet, make an effort to reduce the plastic you use by switching to reusable cups.