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Report finds millions of polystyrene pieces ending up in Yarra River, with most coming from construction sites

Millions of pieces of polystyrene are polluting Melbourne's Yarra River, with environmental advocates warning the increasing amount of plastic waste will have long-term ecological consequences for the river and Port Phillip Bay. https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.abc.net.au/article/101000234

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  • Kevin

    31 w

    This is a very shocking discovery

    • Esther Wanjiku

      31 w

      This is very hazardous to the environment and to the lives of people

      1
      • Grace Njeri

        31 w

        The water bodies need maximum protection.

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        • CHRIS NGATIA

          31 w

          Our waters need protection and they should be plastic free

          3
          • Princess

            31 w

            Efforts should be made to enforce stricter regulations and promote responsible waste management practices to prevent further damage to this vital ecosystem.

            2
            • Rotich Kim

              31 w

              Our rivers should be protected by all means this will affect acquatic animal

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              • rosebellendiritu

                31 w

                Our own actions but unfortunately we are regretting everything.

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                • johnte ndeto

                  31 w

                  Our waters should be protected from plastic pollution considering it's human negligence

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                  • DIPANJANA MAULIK

                    31 w

                    Chanelization of polystyrene from building demolition site Is required. Many parts of building materials like glass panes, wooden doors are resold to the collectors and recyclers. Similar practices needs to be developed for polystyrene.

                    1
                    • Rotich Kim

                      31 w

                      Dangerous to environment such should be stop and policies making should take care of environmental thro formulating laws that prevents such thing for future happening

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