The pacific garbage patch is located in the middle of he pacific ocean. No one really knows how big the garbage patch is but they figure it’s about the size of  Texas. The garbage patch is not just paces of garbage it is mostly plastic. This plastic has been broken down into little tiny paces about the size . There is about 3.5 million tons of garbage floating around the middle of the pacific ocean.

This garbage patch was discovered about 6 years ago when it was small now it’s doubled in size. The reason all the garbage piled up there is because of the way the ocean currents are.  Here is a video on the pacific garbage dump!!!

This picture shows where the Garbage patch is located.