However, the chemical structure of most plastics renders them resistant to many natural processes of degradation and as a result, they are slow to degrade. Together, these two factors have led to a high prominence of plastic pollution in the environment. Plastic pollution can afflict land, waterways and oceans.
Why should we say no to plastics? We should say no to plastic bags because they are ‘non-biodegradable’ material. Explanation: Plastic bags are not only harmful to our health but also for the health of our environment. They are one of the major causes of environmental pollution.