Plastic city, a shadow play that drives home the point!
On the worldcounts.com, the counter race to reflect 160,000 plastic bags are used per second worldwide.
If place one after another, this plastic chain will go around the world seven times every hour and cover an area twice the size of France.
The average Malaysian is unaware of this and still go about clueless as plastic bags are recycled, non-degradable and end up polluting the seas.
Most bags are simply thrown out.
These convenient bags are made from polyethene that takes centuries to degrade.
Worldwide, we humans use 100 million tonnes of plastic every year.
Some 10% of this plastic end up in the oceans and with dire consequences.
The play shows this plastic soup where the plastic bags breaks down in tiny not digestible pieces and eaten by fish.
Consequently, the plastic builds up and enters into the food chain.
Hundreds of fish, turtles, seals, sea lion, seabirds and even whales ate the plastics.
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