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.
3 Infographics That Show The Negative Effects of Plastic And The Benefits Of Recycling Plastic
The plastic problem is very serious and just keeps growing because it compounds quickly since it doesn’t break down for hundreds of years. Only about a third of the plastic that could be recycled actually is. The plastic pollution infographic has a lot of information to inspire plastic recycling.
Plastic Pollution Infographic- The Negative Effects of Plastic
The plastic recycling infographic also shares how much good comes from recycling. It is awesome how much less energy is used to make plastic from recycled materials than for virgin resources.
Plastic Recycling Infographic- Benefits of Recycling Plastic
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 these Infographics on Plastics help inspire you!
Plastic Infographic- Why Recycling Needs To Be Easier And More Of A Focus
You may want to print these recycling plastic infographics and post or share it on Facebook. Awareness of the problem is the first step to creating action to change the problem.
Remember every bit of recycling you do adds up and each piece counts!
Do you have any plastic recycling tips you want to share or ideas for avoiding the use of plastic when possible?