Plastic Habits - An Overview For the Collection 'Plastics and Sustainable Earth'

Year of Publication

2019

This collection is concerned with addressing the problem by exploring a variety of topics as diverse as the history of plastic material use, behavior change, and the development of new, environmentally friendly products and their impact on the environment.

Source:

Sustainable Earth

Author(s):

Harriet Paterson

Geography:

Global

Type:

Solution

Purpose of Measurement:

Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Behavior Change

This collection is concerned with addressing the problem by exploring a variety of topics as diverse as the history of plastic material use, behavior change, and the development of new, environmentally friendly products and their impact on the environment. The essay outlines a few ideas that do require further scientific exploration so we can begin the process of weaning society off its current dependence on plastic products.