Every July 3 is celebrated as International Plastic Bag Free Day. Why is there this anniversary?
Plastic bags that are discarded carelessly can pollute the environment. Plastic bags carried into the water channel will disrupt the smooth flow of water and cause flooding. Plastic bags carried to the sea may also be eaten by marine animals and birds.
Keep in mind, around one million plastic bags are used worldwide every minute, while plastic bags themselves take hundreds of years to decompose.
How can we celebrate World Plastic Bag Free Day? We can participate celebrate World Plastic Bag Free Day of course not using plastic bags today. Instead of plastic bags, use shopping bags that can be reused. Invite your friends and family not to use plastic bags. Also share your experiences on social media.
Do you think that one day not using a plastic bag can change the environment for the better? How about we do it every day?