World Environment Day!

World Environment Day

World Environment Day takes place on June 5th of each year and celebrates everyone across the globe to actively demand permanent environmental change. This year’s theme, “Solutions to Plastic Pollution,” emphasizes the importance of stopping the shameful prevalence of plastic waste.

The Plastic Problem

Pollution by plastics is another problem as it reached a figure of 8 million tons that enter into the oceans per year.

It affects the sea dwelling creatures. The sea creatures lose their natural habitats and the so called microplastics pose a great threat to human health.

Steps to Combat Plastic Pollution

1. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

- Reduce: For one, it is advisable to reduce packaging to the barest minimum, one must always carry their own bags and containers.

- Reuse: Utia also highlights the importance of long-lasting items instead of disposable products, such as the preference for plastic containers instead of single-use plastic bags.

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- Recycle: Practice the 3 Rs and patronize items that have been recycled and reuse raw materials.

2. Support Legislation and Initiatives

- Advocate: So in this connection encourage efforts to turn to a complete ban of single-use plastics and supporting the imposition of taxes to the use of plastics.

- Innovate: Promote the investigation on the reusable and eco-friendly items and effective recycling techniques.

3. Raise Awareness

- Educate: Disseminate information about the subject of the work – plastic pollution and sustainable behaviors.

- Participate: Participate in community cleaning activities, fairs, and any other events that educate people on environmental concerns.

Innovative Solutions

- Biodegradable Plastics: This type of product is non-reusable, and it disintegrates in the environment at a faster rate compared to breakable plastics.

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- Plastic-Eating Enzymes: Enzymes that break down plastic can transform recycling as a field and concept.

- Ocean Cleanup Projects: Modern solution are being used in the sense of innovation to reclaim plastics from water bodies such as oceans.

Conclusion

World environment day should remind every individual in the world that they should do something to protect the environment.

World Environment Day

These are some things we can do to create a way to improve the state of the earth – stop using plastics, support the environment-friendly projects, and educate others about what has to be done.


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