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Plastics Impacts on Human Health

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To eliminate the perpetuation of harmful products, specifically those assembled out of plastics or other materials that can't be composed, I've downloaded the Yuka app on my phone. Using the camera option of this program, I'm able to scan labels of food, health products, and some other consumer goods to ensure that there are no hazardous elements involved in its composition. It applies more so to products such as deodorant and shampoo than foods, I don't think detecting microplastics is possible upon just scanning a label pertaining to that item, but any additives are included in the breakdown provided. Here is the link: Yuka - The mobile app that scans your diet and cosmetics

I've implemented protective choices into my jobs as well. I've worked at grocery stores since I was about seventeen (I'm now nineteen), so I've seen firsthand the tremendous waste of plastic bags, in particular. I used…

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  • We all consume items that have plastic , while its very hard not to because most things are packed in plastic materials. A great example is drinking out of water bottles that are in plastic bottles. We think nothing out of it when we drink out from these plastic bottles. Unfortunately, it goes deeper. Plastic isn't just a endangerment to the environment but also harmful towards us humans. Plastic contains chemicals that are use to disinfect and other different chemicals which we can be affected by. In ways if causing humans health issues like cancer, disorders, and infertility. Changes that we can make to prevent these issues are using water bottles that aren't plastic, getting filtered water, and not buying foods that contain plastic containers. (GEOLOGY 101 J.L.)

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