Overuse of plastic is also one of the main cause of plastic pollution in the environment and oceans.
Plastic has toxins pollutants in it that damage the environment and cause land,ocean and air pollution.
Regular everyday trash and people loitering is one of the biggest contributions to plastic pollution. It can take hundreds and thousands of years for plastic to break down.
This is especially harmful to animals and marine life because their homes are being torn down, due to construction .They are forced to relocate and to feed off the trash they find on the streets which is usually plastic.
It can take hundreds and thousands of years for plastic to break down. Imagine eating a burger that wouldn't break down for 15 years, that's how it's like eating plastic for a animal. It messes up the food they can storage inflicting starvation and messing up digestion.