Plastic has become integral part of the human life.We can’t avoid it totally in the existing circumstances. But,we can reduce its use.There are many disadvantages on using the plastic as follows :
1 . Plastic is made out of petrochemical products, which has to be imported by our country. Plastic use has proportional relations with the price rise.
2.Plastic does not dissolve in the soil ,causing alot of pollution.
3.It donot allow the water to percolate,reducing water conservation.
4.It is one of the causes for floods.It easily chokes the drains.Drain siltation has increased due to the plastic covers.
5. Animals are dying, when eating the plastic along with the food packed in iit.Smilarly, many plants and trees are dying , when their roots are falling on plastic.
6.It is one of the causes of the mosquitoes breeding, especially the aedis egypty mosquitoes, which causes dengue.
7. It use to pollute the water bodies.
8. It emanates the carcinogenic substances , when it is burnt and causes unwanted hair and cancers.
9. Plastic is not digested by the human beings. But,small amounts of plastic is taken when people are consumed food, tea (quantity increases when it is hot) and water unnoticed. A lot of energy is required to drain it out from the body.In that process, more number of cells use to perish requiring the body to produce more cells..f this process continue for long periods, body is required to produce cells in more numbers,loosing the equilibria of cell production,which is called Cancer.
10. It also causes stomach ache and nuro problems.
11.It reduces the power of fertility by reducing the sperm and ovary count . Presently, it is estimated that 10% people are childless.It is all time high in human history.
12. In Ayurveda it is believed that nature of human is also depends on the vessal he is drinking water and taking food.In this regard , if he consumes water and food in plastic,she/he acuires the qualities related to plastic.
1. Awareness on maladies of Plastic should be created in common people.
2. Awareness about the advantages of not using shall be propogated.
3. Carry a bag in the vehicle to carry material instead of requesting plastic bag.
4. People should be given incentives for not using plastic. For example, Hotels owners and meet shop owners in suryapet had given concession of 2 Rupees for bringing tiffin box. They also displayed the initiative on banner.Kirana Association, khammam has given good number of prizes by conducting lucky draw for continuously using eco friendly bags.
5. Alternat material should be made available such as paper,jute, cloth, and leafs ,etc.
6 . Government instructions of selling the bag shall be strictly implemented. Also,below 40 micron covers shall be strictly banned.
7.In unavoidable circumstances, if you use plastic, try to reuse it and see that send it to recycling.
8. Eco friendly plastic should be made available at low cost to all people.