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    Principal environmental concerns about the continued use of plastics

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    What is the principal environmental concerns about the continued use of plastics? Name some secondary concerns.

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    The main concern is that plastics made from petroleum are not biodegradable. They are left to fill up landfills or even worse, end up being dumped into oceans or transported to developing nations to pollute their countries and the people who work in sweatshops who try to recycle what they can.

    The oceanic dumping of plastics is becoming a major catastrophe to marine ...

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    This solution explains the principal and secondary environmental concerns about the continued use of plastics.

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