When Swedish engineer Sten Gustaf Thulin invented the lightweight plastic bag decades back, little did he know that his fantastic invention would one day cause severe polluting and degradation of our planet! Because, what was promoted as an inexpensive, durable and reusable utilitarian item is now choking the planet, as it just won’t disintegrate!
Plastic bags can take up to 10-20 years to bio-degrade, while plastic bottles last for 450 years! Check out the lifespans of typical garbage vis a vis the lifespan of living beings – you’ll know the possible future of our planet!
How Long Does Your Garbage Live For?
Infographic by – GradSchools.com