Dangers of Plastic+Alternatives

By Bradley Beall

Earth's Plastic Demise

Plastic is becoming one of the most used materials in the world. We see the effect of this when looking in our world's ocean. This plastic buildup is hurting our oceans and the creatures in them. Some say we are already too late to save the environment. We have to find solutions now or we can wave goodbye to a healthy Earth.

Eco-friendly Substitutes for Plastic


The solution to this plastic problem is very simple, and that solution is to cut down on our use of plastic products. If we can make the switch to the alternative objects I listed above, it would help the situation tremendously. I know it is impossible to completely get rid of plastic but we can make it so that we use it as least often as we can.

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