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Pollution

by andrii | 11/6/2012 6:58:00 PM

 

Prevent the plastic pollution

Statistics and Facts :

 

  • Plastic does not biodegrade
  • Less than 7% of all plastic is recycled
  • Plastic dissolves into pieces and stay in the ocean
  • It contains harmful chemicals that harm fishes
  • It`s damaging marine ecosystem.

Solutions

 

1.      Reduction

As a individual, we try not to buy products with plastics and try not to waste plastics.

2.      Action

Bring your own bags, cups, or bottles.

3.      Legislation

Support legislative efforts to manage waste in your community

4.      Innovation

   Make the invention that can stop wasting plastics. Reuse your plastics products, such as using pet bottles as a pot of growing plants.

5.      Recovery

Economic incentives on returning deposits on bottles, collecting all types of plastics for $/pound.
Picking up plastics litters on the street, beaches, or places where you found them.

  

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Delone Sykes Hi my name is Andrii (18 years old), I'm an international student from Ukraine. I'm majoring in finance and planning to transfer to Baruch College in New York. I like reading books, my favorite genre is mystery. My passion is skiing, traveling and movie theaters.

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