Presentation on theme: "Plastic bag Pollution LSEC N101- Academic Communication Presented by : Mohammed Ali H00158841 CL7."— Presentation transcript:
Plastic bag Pollution LSEC N101- Academic Communication Presented by : Mohammed Ali H00158841 CL7
Content Introduction The causes The consequences Possible solution Opinion/ method Conclusion
What is plastic bag? Type of flexible packaging It made of : Thin, flexible, plastics film. Plastic bags are used for: Containing goods Transporting goods
How are plastic products used? References: www.wikipedia.com
Causes of this problem Waste of households, shops, etc. Improper garbage system of the area Lack of proper knowledge about the effects. Lack of social responsibility and ownership. It cost more to recycle
Consequences Plastic bags pollute beaches & oceans. Plastic bags litter the landscape. Plastic bags kill animals. Plastic bags effect on human health. Plastic bags are non-biodegradable. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85VFxKWcstM&feature=related
Possible solutions Stop plastic bags, be part of solution Outright ban on their distribution. Voluntary programs to reduce using them. “Plastaxes” or fees to the retail distribution of them. Increase recycling.
Best method to reduce it A bag tax more preferable alternative than a ban. A ban on plastic bag creates: A hidden tax to consumers A bag tax, in contrast: Affect only consumers who use plastic bags
Conclusion Plastic bags are causing the environmental pollution. Everyone should be involved including government. We are making our planet in danger. Its time to change
Bibliography Berliant, Adam. "Man-made killer of the seas (plastic pollution in the ocean)." Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. 6 July 1987. Web. 25 Dec. 2009. Consumer Reports. "Paper or plastic? How about a tote. (tote bags when grocery shopping)." Student Resource Center. May 2009. Web. 25 Dec. 2009.. Weekly Reader publication, Current Events. "Paper or plastic? States wrestle with plans to ban plastic bags." Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. 24 Mar. 2008. Web. 25 Dec. 2009..
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