Today many newspapers speak about a "garbage soup" that's floating in the Pacific Ocean. This monster started aggregataing 50 years ago and all the plastic that ended its journey inside of it during this five decades is still there floating, blocked by the currents of the ocean. The "soup" is growing at an alarming rate and now covers an area twice the size of the continental United States!
For more info check The Independent
Here you can see the distribution of the garbage soup