Ahead Of World Environment Day 2018, People From All Walks Of Life Take #BeatPlasticPollution ChallengeIndia is the official host of the 45th World Environment Day for which the theme is 'Beat Plastic Pollution'. The celebrations for the World Environment Day have already begun and on the same lines, UN Environment has initiated #BeatPlasticPollution challenge. People across the globe have taken the #BeatPlasticPolltion challenge.
Alia Bhatt ditches the use of plastic bottles: Accepting the #BeatPlasticPollution challenge by Dia Mirza, actor Alia Bhatt pledged to not use single use plastic water bottles. She said, ?#BeatPasticPollution by switching to steel or glass bottles today! Plastic bottles take 450 years or more to decompose, harming us and our environment. I am now one step closer towards purging plastic from my life.'
Erik Solheim bids adieu to plastic straws: 'On this World Environment Day, I will do whatever it takes to beat plastic pollution,' with this as his motto, UN Environment Head Erik Solheim took the #BeatPlasticPollution challenge and appealed to ditch one of the most littered items - plastic straws completely and opt for greener alternatives.
Lewis Pugh rejects plastic straws: Lewis Pugh, UN Environment Patron of the Oceans, took the pledge to ditch the use of plastic bottles from his life. Through a video message, Lewis highlighted the danger non-biodegradable plastic posed to both human and animal life and said, "Instead of using a plastic bottle, just use a reusable one, which can be used 100 times."
Afroz Shah refuses the use of plastic cups:Nominated by UN Environment Patron of the Oceans, Lewis Pugh, Environmentalist Afroz Shah took the #BeatPlasticPollution challenge and pledged to refuse single-use plastic cups. Reason being, "This is found in huge quantities on my beaches, lakes, and riverfronts", stated man behind Versova beach clean-up.
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