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Is Plastics Bad?

Author : Pema Choden Bhutia 1

Date of Publication :7th September 2017

Abstract: We use plastics in a number of objects and it brings up the question, how much damage or cost does it create and where? This study maps harmful effects of plastic waste on environment, animals, humans and marine environment. It also lists few countries playing a major role to combat plastic waste pollution. The paper concludes with few suggestions on the ways to decrease its waste, junk or trash.

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