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United Nations aiming to cut plastic use by 80%

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The United Nations (UN) has set an ambitious goal to reduce plastic pollution by a whopping 80%.

Plastic pollution is a major problem all around the world. It harms our environment, endangers wildlife, and even finds its way into our food chain. But the UN Environment Programme (Unep) is determined to make a difference. Their latest report reveals a plan that could help us achieve this significant reduction in plastic pollution.

So, how can we make it happen? The UN report suggests that countries need to embrace a concept called the “circular economy.” It means keeping plastic in use for as long as possible and ensuring it circulates within our society instead of becoming waste.

One of the most effective ways to achieve this goal is by reusing the plastic we already have. Imagine if we all started using refillable water bottles instead of buying single-use plastic bottles. That simple change alone could make a huge impact! We can give plastic items a second life and prevent them from ending up in landfills or oceans.

Plastic pollution is a pressing issue, and we all need to play our part. It’s essential to remember that small actions can have a significant impact. By choosing reusable products, recycling properly, and reducing our overall plastic consumption, we can contribute to the UN’s ambitious goal of cutting plastic pollution by 80%.

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