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If you are careful to enough, it will not take you hours before noticing one com mon trend-Plastic

everywhere. You don t have to go far from where you are standing r ight now to prove this point. Plastic bags have become the bag of choice rather than of convenience. Almost all the products we purchase from the shop malls to the items we receive as gifts are all wrapped or packaged using plastic material . This trend is not only alarming to the manufactures but to the consumers as we ll. Since most of the plastic bags being used these days are made from non organ ic materials, they stay for ages without being decomposed back into the environm ent. Note that nature is very complicated and anything that does not fit within its composition the same becomes a burden to nature. When nature is burdened say by such un-decomposing products, it may react against the dwellers on it. In mo st cases it is the humans which suffer the greatest blow due to the toxins emitt ed should the plastic finally decompose. Statistics show that a single family is able to use forty kilograms of plastic i n form of plastic bags per year. This is enough strain on the eco system and que st who will be on the receiving end-The living organisms including human beings as well as animals. It is estimated that plastic products take between 500 and 1 000 years before they can decompose or degenerate. This will explain why there a re more papers pilling up as garbage. There seems to be more papers and plastic items at the seashore than any other waste products. It can be said that most if not all the garbage sites are composed of 70% of plastic waste. Something definitely needs to be done to put an end to this challenge. Two decad es ago the green revolution was discovered and things are moving to the right di rection as far as this subject is concerned. You may ask what the hype about thi s revolution is. Green revolution does not mean filling every space with vegetat ion although this is part of the argument. It simply is a term used to refer to the manufacture of biodegradable plastic products. Products that are eco friendl y and that can be recycled, reused or decomposed naturally. Although the production of the standard plastic paper bags is cheaper compared t o the biodegradable plastics, it is worth counting the cost of having to live wi th paper waste for 1000 years. Think of it this way; that what the plastic bags you use now will be around for tens of generations to come. Definitely you don t wis h your great grand children to live in such an environment. If this is your stan d why not go green and use biodegradable