What are the disadvantages of polyethene?

Submitted by frndzzz on Sun, 07/10/2022 - 05:31


  • Polyethene can be harmful to the environment if it is not disposed of properly.
  • It can take hundreds of years for polyethene to decompose, during which time it can release harmful chemicals into the environment.
  • If polyethene is burned, it can release toxic fumes into the air.
  • Polyethene can also be harmful to wildlife if it is not disposed of properly.
  • Animals can mistake pieces of polyethene for food and if they eat it, it can block their digestive system and kill them.
  • To prevent polyethene from harming the environment, it should be recycled or disposed of in a landfill.