The widespread use and misuse of plastics has resulted in serious environmental degradation issues which need to be addressed with immediate effect. Plastic is one of the most common types of marine debris found in our oceans and lakes. Plastic debris can come in any size and shape. But plastic particles less than five millimeters long are called microplastics. These tiny pieces could take decades or more to degrade fully. Thus, it is important to manage plastic use and disposal.
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