Plastic smiles do not evoke sentiments. The fact that plastic is artificial has made it the latest social taboo, despite it being one of mankind’s most used utilities which cannot be shunned for a better alternative, just yet.
Plastic being non-biodegradable, can have one of two conclusions – either add to the planet’s massive garbage reserves, or get recycled and get back into use in some other form. Since the first option scares an increasingly ecology-conscious generation, which has been campaigning and lobbying with governments worldwide to shun the use of plastics wherever possible, the second option – of recycling – still manages to get widespread acceptance, given that the all-pervading usage of plastic in our lives is yet to find a credible eco-friendly alternative, which will allow us to stand up and say a firm NO to the chemical concoction, fearing diverse side effects or just the avoidable plastic pollution.
From tender cling films and sandwich bags to gigantic …Continue reading