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Survey on plastic use

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Survey on plastic use

  1. 1. SURVEY ON USAGE OF PLASTICS Survey on plastic use By (CLASS IX)RASHMI GIRUSHA SONALIKA NAMAN PRIYANSHI
  2. 2. Places where we went for survey • • • • • • Shalimar Bagh Rohini Pitampura Uttam nagar Adarsh nagar Ashok Vihar
  3. 3. MAJOR TYPE OF BAGS USED PLASTIC BAGS CLOTH BAG
  4. 4. RESPONSE OF SHOPKEEPER • 30% shopkeepers have understood that plastic usage is harmful for environment and now they are using eco-friendly bags like paper bag, cloth bag etc. • 20% shopkeepers think Charging people for bags will cause a lot of inconvenience. We can’t use paper bags as they tend to tear easily and jute bags are not very handy.” • 50% shopkeepers prefer plastic bags because they are cheap and readily available and also easy to carry….
  5. 5. PREFERENCE OF SHOPKEEPERS • Majority of shopkeepers (80%) preferred plastic bags as they are cheap and easily available . • The customers also demand for the poly bags so to fulfill their demand shopkeepers have to buy the plastic bags. • On the other hand some shopkeepers were in favor of usage of paper or cloth bag.
  6. 6. Response of customers In some areas customers were satisfied by the • Usage of plastic bags as according to them • Plastic bags are cheap and readily available and convenient to use • On the other hand some were not satisfied and they preferred cloth bags and find it convenient to use.
  7. 7. PREFERENCE OF CUSTOMERS • WHAT ABOUT LESS EDUCATED CUSTOMER ? • Majority of customers prefer plastic bags as they are very easy to handle. • can be brought at very cheap rates. • Don’t know about harmful effects of using plastic. • WHAT ABOUT EDUCATED CUSTOMER? • • • • • the educated and wise people preferred the cloth bags because they last for a longer time. can be used again and again they are biodegradable do not have any adverse effect on the environment.
  8. 8. Suggestion to consumers •Stop using plastic straws, even in restaurants. •Use a reusable produce bag. •Give up gum. Gum is made of a synthetic rubber, aka plastic. •Buy boxes instead of bottles. •Often, products like laundry detergent come in cardboard which is more easily recycled than plastic. •Purchase food, like cereal, pasta, and rice from bulk bins and fill a reusable bag or container. You save money and unnecessary packaging. •Reuse containers for storing leftovers or shopping in bulk. •Use a reusable bottle or mug for your beverages, even when ordering from a to-go shop •Bring your own container for take-out or your restaurant doggy-bag since many restaurants use styrofoam. •Use matches instead of disposable plastic lighters or invest in a refillable metal lighter. •Avoid buying frozen foods because their packaging is mostly plastic. You save money and Avoid unnecessary packaging!
  9. 9. PLASTIC USAGE IN INDUSTRIES 75% industries use non-biodegradable packaging ! Only 25% industries use biodegradable packaging
  10. 10. FUTURE SCENARIO NOW THE FUTURE IS IN ALL OUR HANDS FOR ALL NEW GENERATIONS.”
  11. 11. •FEEDBACK OF SURVEY FEEDBACK OF SURVEY •"Some are offering more environmentally friendly alternatives like cloth bag or jute bag •some have removed bags from the counter and won't give them at any cost.
  12. 12. FACTS ON PLASTIC •Recycling plastic saves twice as much energy as burning it in an incinerator. •Today, Americans generate 10.5 million tons of plastic waste a year but recycle only 1 or 2 % of it. •An estimated 14 billion pounds of trash, much of it plastic is dumped in the world’s oceans every year. •The worldwide fishing industry dumps an estimated 150,000 tons of plastic into the ocean each year, including packaging, plastic nets, lines, and buoys. •About 1,200 plastic soft drink and salad dressing containers could carpet the average living room.
  13. 13. NOW THE FUTURE IS IN OUR HANDS

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