POLYTHENE BABA: BABA WHO MAKES PLASTICS DISAPPEAR !!
Prabhat K Upreti, a college, lecturer lovingly called the "polythene baba" after his successful campaign against polythene bags in the Pithoragarh valley in Uttar Pradesh. Prabhat K Upreti, along with seven other residents of Pithoragarh have p...
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Precautionary Principle (in this context)
• When/If an action or choice has the potential to be harmful to ourselves or the environment, that action should be avo...
It might not be easy but we need all need to take our responsibilities to solve and stop the current plastic pollution ruining our planet. From the time we hit our plastic alarm clock in the morning until the time we squeeze tooth paste out of its plastic sleeve onto our plastic tooth brush when we...
Plastic was thought to be a boon but it turned out to be a curse. Plastic can be very harmful as it produces harmful gases when it is burned. As it is non bio degradable, it is harmful to the soil and takes hundreds of years to degrade or decompose.
Plastic is a boon for man but it is...
Plastic is very useful in the building and construction, electronics (laptops wouldn't work well if they were made from glass), packaging (gladwrap), transportation industries. Very easy to make - water bottles, plastic bags, pens, cups etc etc
The main advantages of plastic materi...
Compare plastic bags to other alternative packaging, they are actually more environmentally friendly. They are lightweight, waterproof, hygienic and totally recyclable. They can be reused and they are made from a by-product of refining oil into petrol, so there is no waste from raw material. The pla...
Look around at the local surroundings. How many objects are made of or just contain a bit of plastic? There is a high amount of plastic being used for all kinds of objects for daily use. Plastic is used all the time and most people never really think twice about it. Plastic is becoming too common in...
Paper or Plastic?
Everyday, people go to the grocery store to get food for their families. When they are finally done shopping they go to the check out line. They pay for their things and the cashier drops the same question every time, paper or plastic? You think to yourself...
April 15, 2013
Topic: Plastic water bottles
General Purpose: To Persuade
Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience to stop using plastic bottles because of the health concerns and its harmful effects on the environment.
Introduction: How many peo...
Bitumen is a useful binder for road construction. Different grades of bitumen like 30/40,
60/70 and 80/ 100 are available on the basis of their penetration values. The steady
Increase in high traffic intensity in terms of commercial vehicles, and the significant
Variation in daily a...
Fantastic Plastic an Optimistic Prospect
A. Background of the study
A plastic is a type of synthetic or man-made polymer; similar in many ways to natural resins found in trees and other plants. Webster's Dictionary defines polymers as: any of various complex organic compounds...
Imagine saving everything; from pieces of string, tin foil, and old clothing. Fifty years ago not much was being thrown away. In addition, almost everything had a considerably longer life span. According to Joshua Becker he states from his blog “from the moment we are born, we...
Speech : How to Keep Our Environment Free from Plastic Waste
How to Keep Our Environment Free from Plastic Waste
Good morning to our lecturer, Mdm Zaritha and all of my friends. Thanks for the time that given to me. In this precious time, I would like to deliver my speech entitled “ How to Keep...
Pollution can be defined as
"The act or process of polluting or the state of being polluted, especially the contamination of soil, water, or the atmosphere by the discharge of harmful substances."
As we become more technologically advanced, we produce materials that can withstand...
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GOVERNMENT SHOULD BAN PLASTIC BAG
The society's consumption rate is now estimated over 500,000,000,000 plastic bags annually. The Malaysian Federal Government is considering banning plastic bag for environment...
November 03, 2011
Should the most known used product discovered by man be banned, because of the significant damage being inflicted on the environment, or do we promote the effective use and disposal of plastic bags? Environmentalists c...
The Effect of Water Ecosystem Type on Dissolved Oxygen
• BACKGROUND- As learned in the previous chapter an ecosystem is a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment. In an aquatic environment the eco system can be broken down into three main type...
What’s So Bad About Plastic Bags?
Plastic bags are not biodegradable. They clog waterways, spoil the landscape, and end up in landfills where they may take 1,000 years or more to break down into ever smaller particles that continue to pollute the soil and water.
Plastic bags also pose a serio...
Since the last decade there has been a push on society, in the United States and elsewhere, to recycle, reduce and reuse. One resource that is used thousands times a day and billion times a year is the plastic bag. Yes the plastic bag, the one that is at grocery...
According to Article 2 Against :” Banning Plastic Bags”, taxes and bans don’t work, based on several reasons below. The communities thought that banning and taxing plastic bags would decrease the environmental problems. However, they had an opposite effect. After a 2002 tax on grocery bags in...