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by FERDI RIZKIYANTO


Plastiscene


“Throwaway Living”


So, what’s the problem with plastic?


Resources


Where does our plastic go? Unaccounted for 25%

Recycled

Landfill 50%

Durable Goods 20%

(California Integrated Waste Management Board, “Plastics White Paper� 2003)


The “missing” 25%


Sea Animals Affected By Plastic


Gau mat


Do you really need that?

DO WE REALLY NEED THIS?


“But I Recycle…”


Data: CalRecycle


DO WE REALLY NEED THIS?


Plastic Recycling in India

40%

60%


Stop chocking us with your crap


DO WE REALLY NEED THIS?


How do plastics affect our health?


70%

95%

of plastics leech chemicals that act like estrogen

of plastics release hormone-mimicking chemicals after exposure to sun, dishwashing and microwaving.


ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS ENDOCRINE SYSTEM: •  Regulates mood, growth & development •  Responsible for sexual function & reproductive process •  Responsible for tissue function •  Regulates metabolism


PLASTICS PHOTODEGRADE PHOTODEGRADE

BIODEGRADEABLE


Plastic particles attract chemicals in the ocean

This pellet could have up to

1 million times the chemical concentration than the water around it


DO WE REALLY NEED THIS?


WWW.EWG/SKINDEEP


DO WE REALLY NEED THIS?


SOLUTION S COME IN MANY SHAPES & SIZES

START SMALL . . .THINK BIG


INDIVIDUAL ACTION


BRING YOUR OWN


SLOW DOWN


COLLECTIVE ACTION ($)


varanasi


VOTE WITH YOUR $


INDIA JUICE


POLICY


GET ON THE MAP


FUNCTION & DESIGN


EDUCATION


Policy Makers Visiona COME ries Frie Social TOGETHER (YOU) nds CITIES Network SHARE s WHAT Fa BUSI YOU’VE mily NES LEARNED SES


FUN!


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