40% of plasic is for single use

According to the article, published by @natgeo, research has shown that roughly 40% of plastic production per year is single-use plastic packaging. Coffees to go, take outs, and similar packing that can’t be recycled if not prepped according to regulations. All this leaves us with a massive pile of trash that gradually just piles up. Scientists even call this “The Plastic Age”. Trash and waste from EcoJungle Instagram

Zero-Waste Eating for Beginners

Introduction Welcome to the Plastic Age, as scientists have named it, with many types of research showing plastic pollution has rapidly been increasing in the past few decades. Therefore I guess it’s safe to say this topic is not new. We have been introduced to this environmentally changing moment for some time now. Looking at how plastic came to be, and what it brought, it was somewhat revolutionary. Life-saving devices were brought to medicine, space travel became possible, incubators, equipment for clean water drinking, and many more.