We have unashamedly reused the catch phrase from this year's World Environment Day ('WED') because not only is it reusable, it accurately captures the problem with today's throw-away world. India is the host country for this year's WED on June 5 and the theme is the eradication of plastic.
Every year we use up to 5 trillion disposable plastic bags. On average, a person uses a plastic bag for just 12 minutes, but the same bag takes 500 years to decompose. (quote from news.com.au - click here to see their report). This is a problem towards the scale of our greenhouse gas emission problem, but remaining under the surface, Click on the WED logo to find out more.