Every year over 50,000 sea turtles die due to suffocation from plastic bags and other plastic waste. This image shows a sea turtle suffocating on a plastic bag.
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Australia is the second highest producer of waste per person in the world; approximately 650 kilograms of waste is produced per person per year. This is second only to the United States America, which produces approximately 715 kilograms of waste per person per year. By using only recycled paper you will save the trees that would be cut down to produce more paper and you would also save the…
The amount of Australia's waste is absolutely atrocious! Our waste problem claims the lives of over 1 million marine animals. This petition tells Prime Minister Tony Abbott that the world knows the facts about Australia's huge waste problem and the effect it has on our planet. It asks Tony Abbott to make a change for Australia by subsidizing our waste companies so that they have the funding…
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