A close look at things around you, and you will be amazed at how much plastic we use daily. Plastics are everywhere. These easy-to-obtain single-use plastic is being produced on a massive scale only to be thrown away, clogging the oceans, landfilling, and slowly making their way to our food chains.
Of late there has been a massive uproar about plastic pollution. Everybody is talking about the endangered aquatic life and the rapid speed at which our blue planet is being irrevocably toxified. the Increasing burden of plastic pollution needs to be controlled. In a shocking statistic, we humans have produced more plastic in the last ten years than the whole of the last century.
Of course, actions are being taken. A lot of states in India like Sikkim, Himachal Pradesh, and Delhi have permanently banned single-use plastic. However, it is not enough. As humans, each of us needs to do our share to reduce the carbon footprint and move towards plastic-free earth.
While industrial and mass-use of plastic are being curbed on a national level, we also need to say no to the use of plastic in our homes. And it is as easy as it sounds. With a little persistence and you can drastically cut down plastic from your homes.
Simple steps to bring the change-
Take a Sankalp now to reduce plastic from your homes and also encourage others to take this Sankalp as well.