Over the past century, our efforts in disposing of our refuse has proven to be substandard, if not extremely poor. One of the worst offenses against the environment that has been produced by humans and turned into trash is that of plastic and plastic packaging. Classic plastic packaging is a recyclable item, but more often than not it is unfortunately tossed into the trash, with nearly 32 million metric tons of plastic being improperly disposed each year. The downside of such an action is the fact that plastic is an item that does not naturally breakdown in the environment, especially when compared to the likes of cardboard or food.
The effects of these poor actions, in which plastic is thrown away along with trash, are quite horrendous The data goes to show just how bad it has (more…)
Feb 27 2018