Recently, 90 environmental organizations around the world set up a network, launched “Break Free from Plastic” campign, to promote the reduction of the future of global plastic pollution. The network held a strategic meeting to stop plastic pollution in the Philippines in July, with over 100 environmentalists from around the world attending a total of 10 plastic pollution control targets.
Plastic pollution problems are very serious at the global level, plastic products from raw materials, mining, manufacturing, using the whole process of discarding, has brought serious pollution problems to the global environment, these pollution is more prominent in developing countries. Therefore, mainland China and Hong Kong, Taiwan, 44 environmental groups jointly joined the "Break Free from Plastic" campaign, and invited more environmental organizations to join the action network to achieve "a plastic pollution without the future" goal.
"There is a huge environmental hazard in the seemingly perfect product of plastic," says Yue Chi Xuan, a spokesman for the China Zero Abandoned Alliance. "Plastic products are entering the fields, rivers, oceans, landfills and incineration plants in various ways, Human health is an irreversible impact. China as the world 's largest plastic producer, is also the largest consumer of plastics, must join the ranks of plastic pollution action.
Environmental protection organizations also called on the community to pay attention to plastic pollution problems, producers should re-examine and design their products, improving the use of materials and Styrofoam recycling system; the Government should introduce more favorable policies and improve the recycling system to improve the recovery rate; public and environmental Organizations and other sectors should also be positive action. "I hope more people in the use of plastic products, especially disposable plastic products, can consider reducing or not using" livable Guangzhou project leader Zheng Xue said.