World Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution

Iran is celebrating the World Earth Day with an adapted theme of “No to Plastic Bags” as it is the most widely used item made of the substance in the country
The Earth Day 2018 has been themed "End Plastic Pollution". The Earth Day 2018 has been themed "End Plastic Pollution".

As the world celebrates Earth Day on April 22 on the theme of "End Plastic Pollution", events are organized across Iran to mark the global day with a particular focus on plastic bags. 
The earth is grappling with the growing issue of plastic pollution that is poisoning oceans and lands as well as threatening the lives of living creatures and humans alike. 
The Great Pacific garbage patch that is said to have reached three times the size of France now mostly contains plastic waste. The man-made chemical substance that takes hundreds of years to decompose in nature has even found its way toward the Arctic.  
This year's Earth Day is dedicated to providing the information and inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics, a statement on Earth Day's official website reads. 
The network has called on the public to help end plastic pollution by finding out how many plastic items they consume every year and make a pledge to reduce the amount. 


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