Shocking footage of Bali beach swamped by plastic waste

Shocking footage shows the devastating level of plastic pollution scattered across the once-beautiful Kuta Beach in Bali, Indonesia.

The garbage washed up on the sand after heavy rain and winds on February 13, 2019.

The footage highlights the devastating levels of plastic pollution blighting the world's oceans.

Italian expatriate Jacopo Simonetta, who witnessed the scene, said: ''In my 17 years in Bali, I have never seen anything like this.''

Simonetta also pointed out that hotels and bars that rely on tourism from Kuta Beach were in danger of going out of business if the situation continues.