Chapter 1: Synthetic Fibres and Plastics

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Synthetic Fibres and Plastics


‘Avoid plastics as far as possible’. Comment on this advice.


The plastic materials are non-biodegradable, that is, they cannot be decomposed easily by the natural process. The plastics remain in the surroundings and get into dirty water and sewers and block them. The animals eat plastic that affects their health. A lot of poisonous gases are released when plastics are burnt, causing air pollution.  Hence, plastic is bad for the environment 

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