Floating Garbage Island Twice the Size of Texas Aimlessly Spins in Pacific Ocean Answered
The largest dump in the world isn't outside New York or London or Shanghai but in a desolate stretch of the Pacific Ocean nearly a thousand miles from the nearest island. Held together by a slowly rotating system of currents northeast of Hawaii, the Eastern Garbage Patch is more than just a few floating plastic bottles washed out to sea; the Patch is a giant mass of trash-laden water nearly double the size of Texas.
Plague of Plastic Chokes the Seas in the LA Times
Oceans of Garbage on Vestal Design