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Plastic pollution!

Plastic | Pollution | 07th October 2021 | Virtual Wire

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Plastic pollution is generated from plastic waste, in today's time it has taken a formidable form and it is increasing day by day.

It also has many negative effects on this beautiful planet of ours, due to which it has become a serious threat to life, that is why today plastic pollution remains a matter of global concern.



Plastic

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Plastic wastes find their way from our houses and offices to the landfills and water bodies

resulting in plastic pollution. There is an urgent need to dispose of such plastic wastes

properly and to cut down their widespread use for the sake of health and the environment.

Causes of plastic


  • Plastic is a non-biodegradable synthetic material.

  • We indiscriminately use plastic in almost all the items plastic of daily usage.

  • Plastic accumulation results in environmental pollution.

  • Its accumulation badly affects land, waterways and oceans.

  • On burning, it releases toxic gases like Nitrogen Oxide and Shuler Dioxide.

  • It also results in the depletion of Wildlife and Marine life.

  • Instead of plastic, we should use biodegradable materials.

  • The use of advanced incinerators for effective waste disposal is compulsory.

  • The government of all countries should ban the use of plastic.

  • People must be aware of the hazards of plastic.


Plastic bags

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Plastic wastes find their way from our houses and offices to the landfills and water bodies resulting in plastic pollution. There is an urgent need to dispose of such plastic wastes properly and to cut down their widespread use for the sake of health and the environment.



Causes of plastic

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Plastic bags are lethal to our environment and pollute it to an extent greater extent than we could imagine. With their ability to be defragmented into small pieces, plastic bags easily sweep into our waterways and soil, polluting them and rendering them useless.