The plastic waste crisis

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The current situation is that massive amounts of plastic waste pollutes our air, water and land every day. This poses the risk of damaging our environment on a massive scale. The purpose and outcome of this investigation was to spread awareness and to conduct research on the plastic waste crisis that have led to a solution that then inspire change and action in local and global communities regarding the plastic waste crisis. I found that the negative effects of plastic pollution can be reduced by eliminating plastic waste in South-Africa by designing for recycling and the education and regulation of people regarding single-use products and the development of domestic and international recycling infrastructure.


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