1. More on that here. 2. Find more on the history of Fresh Kills here and here. 3. More on the Möbius right here. 4. Even more Earth Day intel can be found here. 5. Snag the Garbage Barge scoop here. 6. More on how San Fran's saving the earth here. 7. More on the problem with plastic here. 8. It's also worth noting that 1 million plastic bottles are bought every minute. More on those 8.3 billion tons here. 9. You can find more on American recycling habits here. 10. Learn more about our effect on sea life here. Illustrations by Lyla Ribot / BuzzFeed The world has come a long way since tossing its trash onto a boat and sending it sailing into the Atlantic. But there's more to be done. Take the “#BeRecycled” Pledge and visit BeRecycled.org to learn more today!