Why We Need To Control Plastic Waste?

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Plastic industry is doing wonders every year because plastic is widely used in many aspects of our life. As the use of plastic-based materials has increased over the years, threat of wastage can affect our lives. The overabundance of household waste is straining out the limited space in landfills and causing destruction to the environment. There is a need to get awakened towards wastage manage that can help control this problem and make sure our environment is clean and healthy. A single wasted plastic product takes long years to degrade. Now you can imagine how wastage of plastic can destruct our environment and thus our health.

The initial step towards which anybody can part in is assessing the waste your produce every. Observe the amount of waste you create every day. This way you can make changes in your daily habits of throwing waste plastic materials. Keep track of every material that you throw away in dustbins. This step would be giving great help in knowing your bad habits towards the concern of environment.

You can re-purpose items that you usually put in waste bin. One can use the single polythene many times to carry fruits and vegetables from the market. You should carry your own bag while buying accessories rather than purchasing a new one every time you shop. This is the way to control a few per cent of its waste in surroundings. Try to take the maximum use of plastic products you buy at some point of time.

You should also limit the use of disposables. In place of disposables, try to use products that can be washed and reused for the same purpose. Whenever, you’re going out for shopping, pick products with less packaging. You can opt for cloth tote bags for shopping so that you do not have to buy plastic bags. Frozen food is the vital component in our foods so you can choose such foods, which are packaged in cardboard boxes. Cardboard boxes take very less time to get recycled or reproduced as compared to plastic.

Do not place bones, vegetable/fruit waste, meat, dairy products, bottles, polythene bags, fats, envelopes or animal faeces in a composition. The smoke particles and wastage can easily damage other plants in your back garden. Moreover, animal faeces contain pathogens that can cause various diseases to you and your family. The eatables like bones, meat, dairy, and fats all incite rodents and other pests to enter into your house.

All in all, we all have to come up with ideas that can save our environment and hence our good health. Do save your environment from excessive waste that is causing dangers to mankind. 

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Anwar Ali has 1 articles online

Author is very concerned towards the environment safety by plastic industry. Therefore, she is spreading awareness in people towards how they can take control over waste plastic materials in an easy way.

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This article was published on 2014/02/26