living things die from plastic waste
More than a billion seabirds, fish and mammals die each year from ingesting plastic waste.
Plastic bottles take 450 years or more to decompose, and plastic bags, that you use for only 12 minutes on average, take from 100 to 1000 years to decompose. It is easy to calculate that even your great-great-grandchildren will find the results of your thoughtless use of plastic, and, most likely, they will have to eliminate these dire consequences.
When plastic is burned, toxic substances are formed that are not excreted from the body and they may cause cancer. These harmful substances accumulate in the human body and they can also lead to infertility and congenital pathologies. Therefore, the next time you hear about a charity fundraising for a child with cancer or congenital pathologies, think about whether we were the reason...