Ban Plastic Water Bottles

1149 Words Feb 17th, 2018 5 Pages
Attention Getter: According to Tilley, K. (2013, August 26) More endangered sea turtles ingesting plastic, there are almost twice as many endangered green sea turtles swallowing plastic than were 25 years ago, according to an Australia study. We are impacting the animal cycle, furthermore they are our food source, which will affect us too.
B. Background and Audience Relevance: Everyone including newborn babies uses Plastic bottles. According to Petz. S (2009, October 15) Science, Clean Water “Out of the 50 billion bottles of water being bought each year, 80% end up in a landfill, even though recycling programs exist. ”. Which takes an impact to the plastic trash that travels to what is now a garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean. We are the reason for the global warning, leak of chemicals in our food and water supplies. Yes, water bottles do make it easier for us to carry around but what we don’t know if that our pocket is paying the price of pollution leading to health issues.
C. Speaker Credibility: I was one of the people that used water bottles because it made it easier for me to have water throughout the day. However, after researching and having a first hand experience with seeing animals that died due to plastic water bottles. I chose to make less of an impact on our environment.
D. Thesis: Plastic water bottles were created to make our life easier; however the pollution it has made has linked to cancer and chemicals not known fifty years ago.
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