The Impact of Plastics Pollution in Landfills and Ocean Environments

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The Impact of Plastics Pollution in Landfills and Ocean Environments
This study will analyze the impact of plastics in landfills and in ocean environments, providing a context in which recycling of plastic products can help save marine life and protect the environment. With the oceans being polluted with plastic bags and other products, many marine animals die from ingesting these dangerous man-made objects. By understanding how landfills are merely depositories for plastic bags, we can see how the use of recycling can help keep plastics made today circulating within human environment. In essence, the research gathered here will evaluate the destructive impact of plastics in landfills and in the environment, defining a context in which...
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.....at of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, helping to ensure a sympathetic respect for ecology and of out own inherent connection to the ecological systems of the world. These are crucial ways to evaluate, understand, and resolve the current pollution problem associated with plastics in the modern era.
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Lapidos, Juliet. “Will My Plastic Bag Still Be Here in 2057?” Slate. 2007. 25 Apr. 2010 <http://www.slate.com/id/2169287>.
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