In order to Save Environment from harmful effects of plastic,we should use 5R Principal

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover and Refuse

 

REDUCE

Reduce the use of Plastic bags as much as possible

Use Jute Bags instead of plastic bags



REUSE

We should reuse plastic again and again

Example

We can take polythene bags wih us while going to market and ask shopkeeper to put goods in that polythene bag instead of using new one.



RECYCLE

We should use the kind of plastics which can be recycled to make new products

Example Thermoplastics

 

RECOVER

It means converting waste into resources

Example Waste plastic bottles can be used to make boat

Boat made of plastic bottles.jpg

REFUSE

We can refuse to buy plastic products which are harmful to environment

Instead we can use reduce natural products like jute

 

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 3 Class 8 - Synthetic Fibres And Plastics

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.