Ditch those plastics! - Young World Club

Ditch those plastics!

  • POSTED ON: 11 May, 2019
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  • POSTED BY: Poorna Meenakshi/In School
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What happens to a plastic container 500 years from now? Plastics do not disappear. They degrade over many decades into tiny pieces, but they continue to remain, polluting our land and water. One estimate says there are 9.2 billion tonnes of plastic on earth, of which more than 6.9 billion tonnes have become waste. Imagine that!

All of us can do our bit to help reduce this massive load of trash. We can try and make our lives as plastic-free as possible. Take a look below to find out more about everyday plastics in our homes.