Here’s how long it takes for the most common types of trash to decompose in the ocean
Trash is a major problem in our oceans, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Here's how long it takes for some of the most common types of trash to decompose — including straws, plastic bags and balloons.
South Carolina is divided into four regions — Upstate, Midlands, Pee Dee and Lowcountry. Each has its own unique geography and culture. *Note: Boundaries for each region were pulled from the Department of Health and Environmental Control.