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11 MMT of plastic leakage into the ocean, entrap the animals or being mistaken as food. Even more, it enter our food chain
As reported by Breaking The Plastic Wave, there was 11 MMT of plastic leakage into the ocean in 2016. 80% of it comes from flexible and multilayer packaging. 11% of leakage has disintegrated into microplastic. If we do not take the action soon, this condition will be worse, even more, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean.
What are flexible and multilayer packaging?
When the plastic is burnt, its volatile compounds are released to the air, being inhaled by the living things in the surroundings and induce cancer.
According to the research, plastic additives that are used to provide certain functions, such as flame retardant, UV absorber, elastomer, and plasticizer, are volatile. Hence, when the plastic is burnt, those volatile compounds will be released to the air, being inhaled by the living things in the surroundings and induce cancer.
Coastal communities have the right to have good wellbeing.
Based on the survey in South Kuta District, the average net income of a seaweed farmer family is IDR 752.426 – IDR 1.983.268 per 5 are in a one cycle production (45 days).
Therefore, they are unable to access their basic needs and vulnerable to be the victims of human trafficking.