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If you can't reuse it, refuse it! - World Environment Day

05 June 2018 10:46 AM | Anonymous

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.


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