Use cotton bags instead of plastic bags!

Updated: Dec 5, 2019

On the 13th November, 2019, Miss Perpetual Asimadu, one of the teachers of HoPe educated adults on "the use of plastic materials". This was under one of HoPe's Contest Areas, Health.

The lesson focused on the following:

1.Harmful effects of the use of plastic waste. Some of the effects looked at were:

  • It affects human health

  • Lesser petroleum

  • Contamination of drinking water

  • Air pollution

  • Land pollution and water pollution

  • It affects food chain and wildlife

2. Simple ways of reducing the use of plastics:

  • Avoid the use of straws,

  • Using glass containers,

  • Using reusable bags,

  • Avoiding plastic wares, and others.

The accomplishments of the lesson among others are;

Firstly, the participants realized how harmful it was keeping hot food in polythene or plastic bags.