Plastic Pollution: Facts and Figures

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Plastic pollution is the accumulation overtime of plastic in the Earth’s natural environment. These plastics come in many sizes (micro, meso, macro) and are partially responsible for destroying wildlife and their natural habitats. Plastic is commonly used by companies and individuals as it is inexpensive to make and durable for the tasks that is required of it. But the chemical composition of plastic makes it hardy and resistant to natural wear and tear which makes it slow to break down in the environment.
Original languageEnglish
JournalSantos Organics
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2019


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