ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS ON PLASTIC BAGS AN OVERVIEW

Dr.A. Sivakumar, M. Radhikamani

Abstract


In recent years worldwide the people use plastic bags frequently in their day to day life. The plastic bags are produced with the help of synthetic and semi synthetic materials. It is cheaper to manufacture than the other materials, so the production cost is very low and the selling cost also very cheap. Plastic bags are a type of containers made of thin and flexible plastic. The plastic bags are used to carry goods like foods, grocery things, stationaries etc. But in nature the plastic bags are non-biodegradable and it creates a harmful effect to the environment, human health and animal’s life. In this paper discussion goes with the impact of plastic bags in the environment and drafts the useful suggestion to reduce the usage of plastic bags and alternative for plastic bags

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Swedish engineer Sten Ggustaf Thulin

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