Plastic from Waste to Wealth
Waste is a natural phenomena.
Waste is generally described as that unwanted product or that product which is discarded after it’s use.
Today, everyone life is so busy that no one cares about their environment. We don’t even bother about what is actually happening to our environment.
In cities, all people have various work to do that they forget small tasks! Which do matter a lot.
One such task is the segregation of waste. You must have came across seeing in cities that they often throw they garbage in a plastic bag and throw it. They don’t care that how harmful this disposal of plastic can be.
In this article I have highlighted, ill effects of using plastic, how we are degrading our own environment with our own hands, how to convert plastic from waste to wealth.
Every day a lot of garbage is produced. The production of garbage is not an issue. The concern and issue are how to manage all this waste. People want to live in a good healthy environment. But all their bad habits like the throwing of garbage here and there are contributing to the depletion of the environment.
Everyone wants a good environment! But no one wants to contribute to make it good.
Plastic! The worst form of garbage and the most used form of garbage used by all people. These days, plastic have become a part of everyone life.
Plastic has become a health concern due to it’s non biodegradable nature. Non biodegradable means that it can’t be decomposed by microbes and it can’t decay easily. The careless disposal of plastic is an environmental concern these days.
Ill effects of using plastic:
There are many harmful effects of using plastic.
• They degrade the land.
• Due to plastic, many deaths of battles have been occurred.
Disposal of Plastic is the major concern:
The main issue is of disposal of non biodegradable products. One such is plastic. It’s a major challenge before all of us to dispose it carefully and in such a manner that it don’t provide harm to any other person or animal.
If plastic is burnt then it creates harmful gases and if it is dumped to any place then it would pose issue in that area.
Suggestions to deal with this issue:
• The need of the hour is to develop an eco friendly and biodegradable plastic.
• The sources from where these plastic come needs to be aware of the ill effects of plastic.
• Public awareness needs to be done to make everyone aware of this problem.
Advantages of Plastic:
Yes! You heard it right.
Though there are many advantages of plastic such as:
• People prefer plastic due to it’s long life characteristics.
• Its very affordable.
• It’s easy to carry.
Though there are various advantages of using plastic. But one must not forget it’s drawbacks and flaws it has.
Alternative of Plastic:
One can use alternatives of plastics such as jute, paper bag, textile bag.
Everything has it’s alternative. So why don’t use the alternative?
Think for a while! And we will get the solution of this problem.
The 3 R’s :
The 3 R, reuse, recycle and reduce is one such method with which we can save our environment.
The source of problem:
We can’t particularly say that only these persons are the creators of this problem. The damage which we have provided to our environment is the contribution of all.
Humans are both the contributors and destroyers. With their mind they can serve both the purpose. With every discovery, on one side we have contributed to the society but with it, it too has its ill effects which needs to be addressed.
A nation progress only when it handles everything carefully.
So for India, if it’s needs to be developed have to handle the problem of garbage very carefully. Nation needs to address this problem immediately. Many initiatives have been put forward by Our government to solve this issue of managing waste. All we need is the support of all citizens.