How Does Plastic Cause Air Pollution?

There are many factors that contribute to air pollution: the burning of fossil fuels, the release of chemical pesticides, and now plastic pollution. But how does plastic cause air pollution?

The World Air Quality Index keeps an updated, real-time map of our planet’s air quality, and it’s not looking great. Today, pollution is the largest environmental cause of death and disease, responsible for over 9 million premature deaths around the globe in 2015. Of these 9 million deaths, two-thirds were directly linked to air pollution, which has been identified as the most pervasive environmental threat to human health. 

Click the button below to discover the 4 main ways in which plastic pollutes our air via Repurpose Global…