5 June 2023
WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2023
Although plastic has many useful applications, we have developed a dependence on single-use plastic goods, which has negative effects on the environment, society, the economy, and our health.
One million plastic bottles are bought globally every minute, and up to five trillion plastic bags are used annually. Half of all plastic manufactured is intended for single-use applications, meaning it will only be used once before being discarded.
In today's world, plastics, particularly microplastics, are everywhere. They are accumulating in the fossil record of the planet and serving as a symbol of the Anthropocene, the period of time we are now in. They even gave their name to the PLASTISPHERE, a brand-new marine microbial home.....
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE ARCHIVES is happy to share the vision of WHO on the need to manage the plastic pollution. You can dive into the causes and ways to manage the plastic being produced worldwide by going to following links.