” plastic the biggest enemy of our planet .” Everyday we use many product and out of which maximum are made up of plastic. Plastic was incidentally made by Leo Baekeland when he was inventing synthetic electric insulator and from that day to now it is used every where as it can be molded in any shape and light weighted but this plastic is not good for our environment . Plastic is a non bio- degradable waste it can not be decomposed by micro-organisms , it remains as it is in the environment .It pollutes the water bodies , land , air ,etc. It enters into the eco system of various organisms and causes destruction .
In our daily life we use various things made up of plastic like bottles , mugs , polythene bags , etc. and after using it we throw it outside then this goes in river, lakes , collected on land and create big problems for everyone .The great pacific garbage patch , the Indian ocean garbage patch are result of humans beings not disposing the plastic waste properly this has created threats to various species of flora and fauna found in that particular region .
To stop the plastic from creating pollution the government of India has taken several steps likes single use plastic is banned in the country . The municipal corporation of our locality has started the ” bartan bank ” so that the use of plastic plates , cups , small bottles get reduced. various awareness programes are launched . NSS and various NGOs are working for this.
The plastic can become a wealth if it is used smartly by following 4 R’s :- reduce , reuse , recycle and redistribute . People can make creative home decor from the waste plastic , they can also plant the trees in the used buckets , they can recycle the bottles , they can use steel bottles instead of plastic one, jute bags instead of plastic bags .
Industries can also use the 4 R’s this will reduce there cost of production . like ADDIDAS did they collect plastic waste from the oceans and make shoes from it. The plastic waste which is generated in the industry can be use to make the parks for children.
“Everybody’s business is nobody’s business” which means matter of general concern get neglected because people think that some other person will do this and at the end no one did it. This what happen when it comes to stop the pollution .
To stop the earth from being havoc everyone should think about it , take the responsibility , come together and find the solution for waste management. and it should be everybody’s responsibility we can get rid off this problem unless it will destroy all the living being present on the earth.
” BY THE CONTRIBUTION OF ALL WASTE CAN BE THE WEALTH “