Problem

Health hazards of plastics

Other Names:
Disease-causing plastics
Plastic poisons
Nature:

Ordinary polyethylene (polythene) plastic bags and containers are increasingly linked to a range of diseases ranging from stomach ailments to leukaemia. Their prolonged use is claimed to jeopardize the functioning of the kidney and brain.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
28.12.2019 – 06:54 CET