WATCH: 5 ways trash could kill us all

2019-02-18 12:43

We create a lot of trash and other solid waste every single day.

Here are five types of waste that could wipe out life as we know it.

1. Modern industries manufacture a lot of useful products and technology by the process has a byproduct – toxic waste, which is anything that causes serious health problems or even death.

2. Plastic waste has to completely destroy humanity's future, including having chemicals enter into the body.

3. There are around 450 nuclear plants operating worldwide, with more under construction. The waste generated from them is potentially the most dangerous of all. 

4. In order to get many products ready for human use and consumption, they need to go through chemical processes which can lead to an abundance of harmful environmental waste.

5. All food resources that are discarded go to waste. And in many cases, the deforestation and pesticides needed to grow the food or raise livestock also contribute to the waste problem. 

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