Plastic pollution, impact and management in India

Published 25-04-2023
Section Review articles


  • Sahdev S.O.S. In Environmental Science Pt. RSU Raipur


Plastic being a cheap material is easily available. This can be easily molded into any form like car pruts, TV, fridge, toys, bags, household items, pens, computers, electric wire, mobile phones, food items for packing in, etc.  Can be molded from small items to large items and is available at a low cost, which is increasing its usefulness. Because it does not decompose easily in nature, due to this it is polluting water, soil, animal, air, agricultural land, etc. With this, it is economically impacting, Tourism, oceans, Invasive Species, groundwater, etc. Plastic pollution has become a problem for the whole world today. Plastic pollution is causing harm to humans and the environment. Human health is suffering from many diseases. This problem can be reduced to some extent by recycling plastic. 2016, 2018, 2021, and 2022, Rules have been made for plastic waste management in India, which have been explained in detail in this review.

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