Free Essays on Harmful Effects Of Polythene Bags

  1. Polythene Pollution

    POLYTHENE POLLUTION INTRODUCTION The pollutants that are of major concern in today’s world are non biodegradable pollutants that do not degrade or degrade very slowly in the natural environment. Polythene pollution is an example of non biodegradable pollution and they persist on our earth years after...

  2. Should Plastic Bags Be Encouraged for Grocery and Shopping Purposes

    Research Question: Should the use of plastic bags be encouraged for grocery and shopping purposes? 1.0 Introduction and chemistry background Plastic or its scientific name polyethylene is a type of polymer. Polymers are defined as a large molecules consisting of specific small repeating monomers that...

  3. Adverse Effects of Polythene

    Polythene Pollution The Problem Of Polythene Pollution Polythene pollution is everywhere, and the problem is getting worse. For most of us, the problem is seen as one of visual pollution, where plastic bags litter streets, roadways, and in some cases scenic areas across the country. No one will argue...

  4. Plastic Bag

    Nowadays, the matter of the effect of plastic bags on living environment is becoming more and more serious. This problem seems to be rise with the growth of population, development of industry and causes many damages to our environment. This essay will investigate the following problem in two aspects:...

  5. Plastic Bag Pollution

     Pollution Caused By Plastic Bags Written by: Erica Duncan Science 256 Professor Elizabeth Stevens Pollution Caused By Plastic Bags Plastic bags are one among many items that do not decay or professional terms non-degradable. Dod you know it takes thousands...

  6. No to Plastics

    In our fast paced lives we want everything easy... The more Easy a thing is, more is the demand. A Poly bag may seem a very small thing but it actually is a big thing which is doing loads to make our environment suffer.Polythene is one such product, which due to its ease of use, hardiness, light weight...

  7. Plastic Bags

    PLASTIC BAGS Introduction One of the most commonly used items in modern generation is the plastic bag. Sufficient, convenient, strong and cheap, plastic bags are seem to be perfect for marketing merchandise, foods, drinks and more. However, there are associated issues with the production, use and disposal...

  8. Harmful Effects of GMOs

     The Harmful Effects of GMOs Mohamad Elhajj [Class] [Professor] 23 November 2015 According to Philips, altering the genomes plants and animals is nothing new; specific traits have long been selected artificially in order to produce the desire result; i.e. sweet corn or hairless...

  9. Use Cloth / Jute Bags to Reduce Polythene Bag

    Cloth / jute BAGS TO REDUCE POLYTHENE BAG Pollution from Polythene In this age of computers and Internet, Use and Throw culture is the order of the day. You use anything and after using it, throw it away. Polythene pollution has drastically disturbed everyman’s life style. Polythene material can be...

  10. water pollution

    groundwater). Water pollution occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly discharged into water bodies without adequate treatment to remove harmful compounds. In the past, before the industrial revolution, all the water resources were much cleaner and healthier than the present time. People are...

  11. The Effects of Excessive Technology Usage

    The Effects of Excessive Technology Usage As technology evolves, life gets easier. People think technology usage is a good thing. Technology makes life much more convenient, too convenient perhaps. Technology usage has effects the society in many ways. ...

  12. cause and effect of technology

    it can become a force with devastating, harmful and even fatal consequences Furthermore, there is no question that the automobile has brought many advantages and benefits to society in general. Though it has advantages, it has harmful side effects, like air pollution, injuries, and deaths...

  13. Recycling and Plastic Bag

    Millions of plastic bags are given out to consumers by supermarkets and stores to carry their goods in. They are also cheap, light, durable, easy to carry and in many cases, free. The most commonly used shopping bag is made of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE). This type is used in the majority of supermarkets...

  14. kidney failure

    first became a practical and widespread treatment for kidney failure, much has been learned about how to make PD more effective and minimize side effects. Since you don't have to schedule dialysis sessions at a center, PD gives you more control. You can give yourself treatments at home, at work, or on...

  15. The Most Serious Environmental Problem

    is caused by a wide variety of factors. This essay will discuss the causes, effects and measures to overcome air pollution. Air pollution has wide adverse effects on the environment and man in general. One of the effects of air pollution is health hazard. The polluted air contains one or more hazardous...

  16. Safe & Contained Handling of Fibc's

    called a Bulk Bag, can inexpensively and easily move and store from 250 – 2000 Kgs of bulk materials. This paper discusses some FIBC ‘basics’ and then provides guidelines to help you safely fill, transport, and discharge FIBC’s. 1.0 HISTORY The concept of the original FIBC or Big Bag was a simple...

  17. Say No Plastics

    of high molecular weight and may contain other substances to improve performance and/or reduce costs.2. * 3. Types of Plastic Products• Plastics Bags• Plastic Coatings• Plastic Furniture• Plastic Sheets• Plastics Tanks and Bottles• Plastic Toys• Plastic Buckets• Plastic Stationery * Reduction...

  18. The Effect of Different Temperature on the Cell Respiration.

    The effect of different temperature on the cell respiration. Introduction: Cell respiration is the controlled release of energy from organic compounds in cells to form ATP,and then release waste products. The process of cell respiration can take place in the presence or absence of oxygen. In either...

  19. Plastics Bags: A Devil To Be Banned

    Plastics Bags- A Devil To Be Banned Plastic bags are normally given to customers by vendors when buying. It is a very convenient method for transporting goods. Moreover, it is highly popular to the customers and retailers because of its light weight. But, ultimately this much usage of the plastic bags...

  20. Effects of Being a Workaholic

    Effects of Being a Workaholic Nowadays, many men and women work in law, accounting, real estate, and business.These people are serious about becoming successful; they work long hours during the week and even on weekends, so they are called “Workaholics.” In addition, workaholics may not spend enough...

  21. Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

    Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke Leah Rodarte Computer/Technical Writing Instructor: Blake Peart January 8, 2013 “Children aged four to six who were exposed to smoking in the womb were 39 percent more likely to have wheeze and 65 percent more likely to have asthma” (Daily Mail...

  22. Plastic in modern society

    From mobile phones and computers, to bike helmets and hospital IV bags, plastic has shaped and developed our society to make life easier and safer. Though, it has become evident that too much plastic is being used in the modern world and it needs to be put to a stop. We have become a throwaway society...

  23. plastic bags

    the use of plastic materials. New Yorkers should strive to lessen the use of plastic by replacing plastic bags with other material alternatives, such as biodegradable or reusable bags. Plastic bags are very popular with both retailers and consumers because they are inexpensive, sturdy, lightweight, functional...

  24. global warming cause & effect

    major affects air pollution, melting of glaciers, and the greenhouse effect. Some people argue if global warming is in fact a real situation, what the causes may be, and how to prevent it from becoming a major problem. Most of these effects are caused by a majority of human activities, such as the burning...

  25. Drugs and Their Harmful Effects

    Their Harmful Effects Simply put, drugs are harmful. They are harmful to your brain, your body, your central nervous system, your heart, and many other vital organs. Many people abuse drugs to help deal with problems, or to get away from reality. They don’t think about the long term effects of the...

  26. Damage of the Environment Is an Inevitable Consequence of Worldwide Improvements in the Standard of Living. Discuss.

    lost 90-95% of its rainforest. If the current rate of deforestation continues, the world's rain forests will vanish within 100 years-causing unknown effects on global climate and eliminating the majority of plant and animal species on the earth. For the purpose of development, wetlands or waterways are...

  27. Bad Effects on Humans ( Not Completed This Why I Need Help)

    The Negative effects computers show on humans I am looking into the negative effects of P.C.s on the Human race in general from many walks of life and the fallout on their communities. This poses a very harsh grim view towards a man made item which to this day has grown to effect the new generations...

  28. How Have Plastic Bags Negatively Affected the Environment?

    but still, one thing remains: plastic. As the waves roll upon the beach, they hold within their grasp plastic wrappers, containers, but most of all bags. They drift in the wind over America’s great prairies and are caught on rocks at the highest peaks. Animals are seen wrapped in plastic struggling to...

  29. Aseptic Packaging Market will Reflect Significant Growth Prospects during 2015-21

    aseptic environment. These types of packaging are used for fruit juices, soups and broths and dairy products among others in order to save them from harmful microbial and other contamination. It is an updated packaging system accepted by manufacturers in order to increase their serve customers with fresh...

  30. Harmful Effect of Plastic Bag

    Harmful effect of Plastic Bags Plastic bags have rapidly becoming popular among consumers and retailers due to its convenience and functionality and it comes at a relatively low cost. Wastage and hygiene issue arises as these non- biodegradable bags are usually littered and not recycled. Technological...

  31. Global Warming: Causes, Effects and Remedies

    Global Warming: Causes, Effects and Remedies Global warming is the greatest challenge facing our planet. It is, in fact, the increase in the temperature of the earth’s neon- surface air. It is one of the most current and widely discussed factors...

  32. Science

    most common non biodegradable products are plastic bags and bottles, tin cans and even computer hardware. As we become more technologically advanced, we produce materials that can withstand extreme temperatures, are durable and easy to use. Plastic bags, synthetics, plastic bottles, tin cans, and computer...

  33. Argumentative Essay: Plastic Bags vs Paper Bags

    half a kilo of rice. It was put in a brown paper bag which the 40-year-old housewife held at the bottom, all 10 ¬¬¬¬¬¬-fingers at full stretch. But one side of the bag ruptured, too weak to hold even its meagre content. Aling Saling coddled her torn paper bag like a baby to keep what was left of her precious...

  34. Working

    writers exploit such points of prominence to achieve certain rhetorical and aesthetic effects. In the data at hand, two major functions of this kind could be identified, namely text-structuring and the immediate-observer effect. The first covers, among others, such important aspects as topic-managing: inversions...

  35. Fighting the Good Fight

    done to reverse the effects of global warming? Many people are wondering if we should we bother at all. This complex issue is being debated by politicians, economists, environmentalists, conservationists and members of the human race who are concerned with the long term effects our impact is having...

  36. The Health Effects of Smoking Cigarettes

    causing less oxygenated blood to reach your hands and feet. More importantly smoking increases your risk of stroke and heart attack (Smoking - Effects on Your Body. Better Health Channel.) Smoker’s immune systems also take a big hit. In my experience when cold and flu season arrives, I try to...

  37. Plastic Bags - Ideas

    using plastic bag because people have used plastic bags for a long time and very depended. Not banned but reduce the production of the plastic, so that we don't easily waste it. They are very harmful to the environment...

  38. The Many Negative Effects of Alcohol

    Alcohol has many negative effects on one’s body and mind that are harmful. It has short term as well as long term effects that both create problems for the body as well as the mind. The brain is affected by alcohol in many ways, including ways that we probably don’t even know yet. Difficulty walking...

  39. Polythene Bags

    this new environment. ~   Norbert Wiener Polythene is not biodegradable Polythene threatens the life in the water bodies. The polythene articles (e.g. six pack rings) affects the survival of animals the aquatic and marine Eco systems. Polythene is also likely to clog the drains causing problems...

  40. the effects of ozone pollution

    ozone is both beneficial and harmful. We know that the ozone layer in the upper atmosphere acts as a filter for the sun's ultraviolet rays, reducing the amount of radiation that reaches the earth's surface. At ground level, though, high concentrations of ozone can be harmful. The Ozone Layer Ozone...

  41. effects of gadgets

    Effects of Gadgets Posted Date: 28-Aug-2010   Last Updated: 28-Aug-2010   Category: Health     Author: Fiyaz Ahmed Member Level: Gold     Points: 20 Electronic Gadgets are becoming a part of our day to day activities. These gadgets make our work easier and some used to get connected...

  42. alternative sources of energy

    irritation of the human respiratory system. Ozone depletion-The Ozone layer is a thin layer in the atmosphere made up of oxygen atoms (03) that absorb harmful ultraviolet radiation (UV-B) from reaching the earth’s surface. The ozone is being depleted by chemicals released into the atmosphere like chlorofluorocarbons...

  43. The Omnivore's Dilema

    the tomato paste, spaghetti sauce, plastic bags, paper plates, and even dog’s food contains corn. Corn is everywhere in our lives, the manufacturing industry uses corn for everything even for the non-food products as well, toothpaste, pampers, trash bags, and even the cosmetics, all products come...

  44. california beaches contaminats

    Also, marine debris has harmful effects on wildlife. Fish, birds, marine mammals, reptiles, and other animals can become entangled in discarded or lost nets from boats and ships. Items intended for fishing have become traps for wild life as woven plastic sacks and plastic bags floating in the sea have...

  45. plastic bag

    Single-Use Plastic Bag Community Change Project Waste Reduction Fort Hays State University November 12, 2014 Backgro It has been documented that regulating the distribution of single-use bags und: has effectively resulted in less consumption and facilitates a transition in consumer behavior...

  46. Cells Paper

    only from pre-existing cells. A cell can be thought of as a bag of chemicals which has the ability to survive and replicate themselves. Inside the bag, the chemicals differ in many ways from those outside the bag. Without a barrier between the bag and the environment, the chemicals would diffuse freely and...

  47. Hovis Crusty

    and storage- looking at the pro’s and cons of polythene and paper packaging and understanding customer’s wants of transparent plastic look, a combination of paper for lower half and plastic for top with correct ventilation with a strong and tight enough bag with dual concept packaging concept was finalized...

  48. Plastic Bags

    Negative Effects of Plastic Bags There are several issues on earth that need immediate attention; such as global warming and green house effect, air pollution, climate change, and plastic pollution. Current use of plastic bags and disposal, both not only create environmental problems, but also reinforce...

  49. Fast Food in Our Life: Positive and Negative Effects

    and positive effects. There is no doubt that one of the most obvious advantages of fast food is that people could find fast food anywhere. Therefore fast food is very convenient and people could go to the restaurant or store and buy whatever they want, then packet them in a paper bag and go back to...

  50. Environment Effects Due to Israel-Palestine Conflicts

    humanitarian side of this conflict such as deaths and injuries, refugee’s streams and the short and long term effects of land mines. Instead this paper primarily deals with the direct and induced effects of Israeli aggression on Gaza strip from very beginning of New Year 2009, on the natural and non-human environment...

  51. why we lie

    worthless? Why bother even to define such insignificant distortions or make mountains out of molehills by seeking to justify them” (Bok 92). The effect that lies have on people, and whether they hurt people more than they positively affect people is a very disputable subject. Those who tell lies view...

  52. Global Warming: the Domino Effect

    expanding causes such as transportation that Causes extreme air pollution, Nuclear reactors and ozone holes. Global warming has Several negative effects on earth that include climate changes, rising sea levels, and carbon dioxide absorption by water bodies. First of all, increasing...

  53. Ethic

    would be caused easily with the government, the society, the guests and the staffs. Hence, how to balance the ethical consideration and the economic effects in the management is became a big question for all managers to think about it. In the world, different country has different ethical norm. Ethics...

  54. Harmful Effects of GMOs and Mandatory Labeling

    interest ultimately leading to unreliable research. The public is naïve concerning the health effects of GMOs since the biotechnology companies have clouded and obscured the potentially harmful effects. The large companies, like Monsanto, “spend only a small fraction of the funds allocated to the development...

  55. Gather from All Sources - Ban Plastics Now

    Planet Ark Plastic Bag Reduction Navigation • Home • About Plastic Bags o Environmental Impacts o Effects on Wildlife o In Other Countries • Go Plastic Bag Free! • Information Resources • FAQs • News • Media • Case Studies •...

  56. Harmful Impacts of Drug Abuse

    Drugs, drug abuse – harmful impacts and possible measures Drugs can be divided into two groups, the soft and hard drugs. Soft drugs are marihuana, joint, cocaine etc., the hard drugs are syntetic such as LSD,speed, heroine. The hard drugs are more harmful. There are different ways of consuption such...

  57. Humans and Sleep

    will be explored through the next few paragraphs to help settle the minds wanderous thoughts. When lack of sleep is set in place the following side effects occur. Studies on sleep show that working memory tasks dropped by almost fifteen percent when pulling an all-nighter. Sleep helps your brain store...

  58. Polythene: Plastic Shopping Bags

    Polythene Pollution The Problem Of Polythene Pollution Polythene pollution is everywhere, and the problem is getting worse. For most of us, the problem is seen as one of visual pollution, where plastic bags litter streets, roadways, and in some cases scenic areas across the country. No one will argue...

  59. Pollution: Polymer and Plastic Free Zone

    Cash Credits: 25.00    Editor: Deepti The pollution that is caused by organic polymer materials such as plastic on the environment thereby having harmful effect on human being is known as plastic pollution. Plastic mainly can be divided in two broader classifications namely. * Thermoplastics *...

  60. My Environment

    foremost, most plastic bags are not biodegradable and end up in landfills or worse, floating around in the environment. It takes hundreds of years for plastic bags to decompose and while they do, they release toxins into our soil, lakes, rivers and oceans. Secondly, littered plastic bags are a threat to animals...