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Urban legend has it that the average person eats eight spiders per year while sleeping. While that (thankfully) isn’t true, a new body of research points to a similar statistic that unfortunately seems to be all too real: people ingest approximately five grams of plastic per week.
The data comes courtesy of the World Wildlife Fund, which recently tapped the University of Newcastle in Australia to carry out a study on the issue of plastic ingestion.