Plastics are made from non-renewable natural resources such as crude oil, gas and coal. Australia may be only a small country of 20 million people but in 2002 Australians used nearly 7 billion plastic shopping bags and it is estimated that up to 80 million of these bags ended up littering our environment
The Queensland government need to ban plastic bags. There are many more environmentally friendly alternatives to plastic shopping bags. These include paper bags, bags made from biodegradable plastic or corn-starch, as well as reusable shopping bags made from cotton or canvas, string bags, jute bags, and non-woven polypropylene bags. It takes plastic bags up to 1,000 years to break down and,…
people should watch this video as it gives facts and solutions on plastic pollution.
This photo shows a sea lion with plastic choking its neck. Sea animals get tangled in floating plastic.
This photo shows a small example of plastic pollution. Plastic is light and blows in the wind into the closest waterway
This article is an open letter to the premier Campbell Newman about the ban of plastic bags. People should read this letter and be urged to…Read More
people should watch this video as it shows the effects of plastic pollution.