手机版 | 登陆 | 注册 | 留言 | 设首页 | 加收藏
当前位置: 网站首页 > enviroment > 文章 当前位置: enviroment > 文章

What is Plastic Pollution?

时间:2018-11-27    点击: 次    来源:网络    作者:佚名 - 小 + 大

As the world’s population continues to grow, so does the amount of garbage that people produce. On-the-go lifestyles require easily disposable products, such as soda cans or bottles of water, but the accumulation of these products has led to increasing amounts of plastic pollution around the world. As plastic is composed of major toxic pollutants, it has the potential to cause great harm to the environment in the form of air, water and land pollution.

Put simply, plastic pollution is when plastic has gathered in an area and has begun to negatively impact the natural environment and create problems for plants, wildlife and even human population. Often this includes killing plant life and posing dangers to local animals. Plastic is an incredibly useful material, but it is also made from toxic compounds known to cause illness, and because it is meant for durability, it is not biodegradable.

Next time you go for a shopping, don’t forget to carry a paper or cloth bag. Also, try to avoid bringing plastic bags at home and purchasing items with too much of packaging. This way you can help in contributing towards the environment in the form of reducing plastic pollution whose ill effects are irreversible.

I am concerned about the air we breathe and the water we drink. If overfishing continues, if pollution continues, many of these species will disappear off the face of the earth.
– Bernard Marcus

上一篇:Eastern Victoria to dodge El Nino, but hot, dry summer looms elsewhere

下一篇:Causes of Plastic Pollution

推荐阅读
备案ICP编号  |   QQ:2655813483  |  地址:北京市东城区  |  电话:12345678910  |  
Copyright © 2019 天人文章管理系统 版权所有,授权www.viewer.wang使用 Powered by 55TR.COM