If you have ever tried to avoid using plastic you will quickly notice how pervasive it is. Plastic has become a huge part of everyday human life but it has also become a huge part of of human waste in landfills. Plastic is even building up in the ocean in floating, swirling masses. Ocean plastic waste has become a huge problem killing wildlife and littering our beaches. This Plastic Infographic shoes the importance of recycling plastics.
Infographic on Importance of Recycling Plastic
Only about a third of the plastic that could be recycled actually is. This infographic from OnlineEducaton.com has a lot of information to inspire plastic recycling. I was shocked to learn that people in the Millennial generation (today’s high schoolers, college students, and young adults) are much less likely to properly recycle plastic and other materials than those in older generations! We need to all get on board with realizing the importance of recycling plastics. I hope this Infographic on Plastics helps inspire you!
You may want to print this recycling plastics infographic and post it or share it on Facebook. Awareness of the problem is the first step to creating action to change the problem.
Do you have any plastic recycling tips you want to share or ideas for avoiding the use of plastic when possible?