Earth Day 2018: Ending Plastic Pollution in the Oceans, Land & Our Bodies

Earth Day 2018: Ending Plastic Pollution in the Oceans, Land & Our Bodies”

Presently, Earth Day serves as a positive reminder that we should all be stewards of our environment and do our part to make our world a safer, cleaner, and better place.

Earth Day is a great reminder for us to continue to reduce our environmental footprint and limit our energy consumption.

The young campaigners said in a statement issued ahead of World Earth Day to be observed on Sunday noted that big business has an obligation to rally behind use of eco-friendly packaging materials.

Established in 1970 by United States environmentalists, Earth Day has become a global event celebrated annually on April 22, and this year's theme is "End plastic pollution", the US-based Earth Day Network said on its Web site.

Lest anyone think environmental activism is a New England concept, previous year the nation of Kenya enacted the world's toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution, threatening imprisonment and huge fines for producing, selling or even using plastic bags.

"Our fisher folks go to sea and plastics comes out instead of fishes".

For 2018, the Earth Day theme is End Plastic Pollution. What we do know is that governments only test or analyze the impacts of individual chemicals to determine the levels of potentially life-threatening exposure, making it impossible to figure out the combined total load of chemicals from plastics our babies can safely absorb.

Others are performance by environmental cautious groups who would come to educate and promote environmental sustainability concepts; fun activities- beach games and community morals. Further Reading: North Pacific garbage patch is 16 times bigger than we thought Some of the biggest sources of plastic pollution are the "throw-away" bags we get at the grocery store. You can help pay some of the cost by sponsoring a day on CRO for as little as $100 or by donating any amount you're comfortable with. Right up there with the bags are the plastic bottles - millions and millions of them.

Now it is celebrated in 192 countries across the world by around one billion people. Start segregating waste and stop dumping waste in gutters, ' he said. Well, let's first see what they want us to do this year. It is unsafe consuming fishes that have plastics in them'. This in turn affects marine life as many aquatic animals consume plastic waste or are trapped within plastic containers, leading to degradation of the health of marine animals and ecosystems. Recycling and reuse, using biodegradable alternatives, bringing reusable bags when shopping are some measures we can take.

The city government plans to hold a series of forums at five universities on reducing the use of plastic, with Plastics Industry Development Center manager Hsu Hsiang-jui (許祥瑞) to launch the events at the University of Taipei on May 7.

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