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Why Plastic Waste Is A Social Justice Issue

It’s clear that plastic waste affects more than just the environment - it carries significant implications for social justice and human rights as well

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Plastic waste is not only an environmental hazard; it also carries a significant economic cost. According to the World Bank, a staggering $80 – $120 billion dollars are lost each year due to the mismanagement of plastic materials. This includes higher costs for waste disposal, infrastructure damage, water and air pollution and health care bills related to diseases caused by exposure to toxic chemicals present in plastics.

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