Canada is up to join hands with a movement related to banning single-use plastic. Canada has joined a growing global movement with which they are stopping the use of sing-use plastic which is harmful to the environment. The ban was introduced at the picturesque Gault Nature Reserve in Mont St-Hilaire, outside of Montreal. The announcement was made by the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau. He conveyed that he wants his kids to have a great time while playing on the beach and swimming in the lake and does not want to give any harsh memories in which they see the dead fishes or the birds.
Trudeau said, “People have had enough of seeing their parks and beaches covered with plastic. As parents, we’re at a point when we take our kids to the beach and we have to search out a patch of sand that isn’t littered with straws, Styrofoam or bottles. That’s a problem, one that we have to do something about.” As per the details of the study conveyed by The World Economic Forum estimates that the plastic compounds are present in more than 10 major rivers of the entire world. The pollution is rising rapidly and is killing a lot of lives under water. The process of degrading the plastic may take more than a hundred years and the sea water consists of more than 50 million tons of plastic.
The government of Canada is banning especially the plastic bags which are used and thrown in to dump. The plastic that was being dumped each year was worth 8 billion dollars which is said a lot of money to be wasted in the pollution. Before banning more plastic, Canada is going to perform scientific analysis which will clarify whether which type of plastic they should ban. Recently Europea Union banned more than 10 types of plastics which mostly ended up in the ocean.