Impact of litter on the environment
Litter has numerous harmful impacts on the environment
Litter not only has a nasty visual appearance, but it is also a source of diseases, it deteriorates the natural landscape and negatively impacts tourism. In addition, the litter present in nature can become the habitat of small animals that come to live on it.
It is also important to mention that due to friction with seawater and sand, as well as the incidence of UV rays, plastic waste is fragmented and generates a huge amount of microplastics.