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You know guys nowadays; we are becoming more dependent on plastic for our daily use. It is causing serious consequences for the environment.
One million plastic bags are bought worldwide every minute and up to five billion plastic bags are used worldwide yearly. Typically, half of all plastics produced are designed for single use – they are used once and then thrown away.
Plastics, including microplastics, are now everywhere in our environment. They became part of the Earth’s fossil record and a feature of the Anthropogenic, the current geological era. They even named a new marine microbial habitat the “plastisphere”.
As we import more and more plastic, the amount of plastic waste is steadily increasing. 90% of it is mixed with domestic waste and household waste. To address the harmful effects of plastic pollution, the responsibility of manufacturers must be increased, and circular economic principles must be adhered to. This is the main conclusion of the national study on plastic waste.
- Land Pollution
- What are Different Types of Water Pollution? – its Causes and Effects
- How Air Pollution Impacts Us? Sciencerack.com
What is Plastic Pollution?
Plastic pollution has been identified as a major environmental issue globally and a potential danger to the marine ecosystem. The vast amount of generated plastic pollution is reaching oceans and rivers that are threatening to affect the marine environment
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Plastic Pollution and its Effects on the Environment
The development of plastics began with natural materials with special properties, such as shellac. The next step in the development of plastics is the chemical modification of natural resources such as rubber, nitrocellulose, collagen, and gallstones.
This is a critical period when plastic is widely used. Cheap and easy to make, this material is at the heart of today’s industries, from phones to billboards, and there’s no doubt that modern society relies on plastic.
Plastic Degradation: Plastic Pollution
Plastic products in general are very durable – which shouldn’t be surprising given their popularity due to their wide availability, stability, and durability (and low cost) .
There are four ways in which plastics eventually decompose naturally (photodegradation, thermal-oxidative degradation, hydrolytic degradation, and biodegradation by microorganisms), but this process takes a long time
Plastic products (such as PET – polyethylene terephthalate “bottles”) naturally decompose over a period of tens to hundreds of years depending on environmental conditions (solar exposure, buried in the ground, submerged in water) and so on. . . . . ). But it is estimated that some plastics will last naturally for 1000 years or more… which is a very long time and if we do nothing the savings will be unimaginable.
Hope so, you have read this article carefully. I have tried my best to resolve your issues in this post. I have described some concepts to control Plastic Pollution. If you have any questions here, you can ask freely. Thanks, dear!