There's a pile of trash floating out in the Pacific Ocean that's so big it's on its way to becoming a recognized country...
with a flag
its own currency
and official UN recognition.
While the fact that a pile of trash equivalent to the size of France is sitting in the ocean is terrifying from an environmental perspective, the campaign to create the Trash Isles is shining a light on the rubbish with everyone's favourite secret weapon - good design.