Why Pre-Packaged Snacks Are Bad
67 pounds of lunch waste per American at school is created every year.
The wrappers don't decompose.
The wrappers just end up in landfills.
Chemicals from packaging gets into water system and clogs sewers
Throw garbage out the window = attracts rodents, flies and mosquitos. They carry many diseases that can be transferred to humans.
Very Small bits of plastic (nurdles) escape factories and are carried by runoff into oceans. Fish injest (the toxins), they never digest, so they feel full and die of starvation.
How This Effects Our Life
If the water is polluted that means there is less fresh drinking water.
Garbage in ocean = stops aqatic animals from getting sunlight (stop photosynthesis) = fish dieing = less fish for YOU to eat.
Too much nitrogen is leaked into oceans= algae cannot do photosynthesis = less Oxygen in water.
Costs money to get rid of garbage. It costs everyone who pays taxes.
OVER 1 Billion pounds of garbage produced / year
Time to TAKE CHARGE of our actions and help people realize how they are impacting the planet.