WATCH: When Did We Become a Plastic Society?

How did we become a world so dependent on use of plastic?

This rising problem on plastic consumption is every day affecting the environment and, ultimately, people’s quality of life.

Everyday, billions of plastic products all over the world are produced, but where do they go? Nowhere. Plastics are non-biodegradable, which means they stay on earth (or on our oceans) as useless garbage. Only very little percent of these plastic garbage are being utilized through recycling.

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This short film on the world’s plastic problem starring actor Jeff Bridges is quite the eye-opener. Watch:

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