2.2 Why is Plastic Pollution Increasing?
People are using plastic endlessly. It is also cheap and easily available, and plastic does not dissolve in the land or water, it stays for more than hundred years contributing to uprise of plastic pollution.
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Today, single-use plastics account for 40 per cent of the plastic produced every year. Many of these products, such as plastic bags and food wrappers, have a lifespan of mere minutes to hours, yet they may persist in the environment for hundreds of years.
“As far we understood the concept of plastic pollution and how everyone get affected at worldwide level now before we understand the causes and impact let’s look at some points in Indian context which how it is becoming a big problem”