Travelling Green – Why is plastic so bad?

We will frequently add blogs about “Travelling Green”.  Here are some reasons why plastic is bad.

Why plastic is so bad?

Plastic is still used just about everywhere, but it’s harmful to the environment because it can take centuries to break down and when it does, it separates into tiny toxic particles that contaminate the ground and water.

This means it ends up in our streams and oceans and rivers. Tiny pieces of plastic are consumed by fish, and those fish are eaten by humans, causing widespread harm.

On top of that, land animals eat it and suffocate. Some even get it caught around their necks and choke.

What’s even worse, plastic is made from oil. By using less plastic you help to preserve our natural resources.

Plastic also leaches into the water, liquids and foods that we drink and eat. It’s okay to use plastic bottles over again for storing items yet be sure to change your softer plastic water bottles to hard plastic bottles. This minimizes the toxins from getting into water and liquids.

Also, heating foods in plastic containers and plastic wrap in the microwave is not advisable as this releases toxins. Styrofoam is really risky as well as it will melt and ruin in the microwave.

Plastic is cheaper than organic materials such as stone, glass, and solid metal. Therefore, we cannot help but to use them. Cancer risks are everywhere. Just be sure to play it safe and strive for balance.

To find out more about the dangers of plastic visit Environmental Health News.


 

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About Stephane Manos

Stephane Manos has developed several online companies. While working as an online entrepreneur, he fell in love with the sales aspect and recruited some of the best clients and affiliates the companies have ever had. The fun, he found was in building the connections and relationships. One of Stephane's top qualities is being able to motivate. He found a passion in motivating others which in return motivated him. Happy colleagues and clients would send word-of-mouth referrals and increase traffic to his online businesses. Teamwork is something that Stephane promotes. The focus is not on self or individuals but in working as a team to reach the same goals. It is his role as a leader to lead the team by example. Currently, his interest is in real estate investments and financial investments. He is now looking into emerging markets such as the Middle East. He also believes some of the better deals can be found in certain parts of the United States. Many distressed buyers are looking to liquidate. Developing new online businesses, purchasing commercial and residential real estate, and developing rentals has led him to travel around the world. Stephane Manos contributes a portion of his time and earnings to charitable associations and philanthropic groups. His charities are: -Children's Telethon -AHEPA brotherhood and Shriners -REVIVRE Bipolar Support Assocation
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