“There’s some great initiatives surrounding recycling, the nets and things like that which do wash up.
“I actually thought the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the 46 percent of fishing gear was actually, the project that caught it was actually trawl net, it was trawled up.
“Anything small in that trawl would have gone through it. I don’t know how accurate that study is.
“Also, micro plastics, they’re not going to have been hauled up in that study, and they’re thinner so things like the straws, it’s going to break down a lot quicker.