Works Cited Essay

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Diethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) contained in some plastics, is a toxic carcinogen. Other toxins in plastics are directly linked to cancers, birth defects, immune system problems, and childhood developmental issues. To learn more on effects of plastics on humans visit the

Other types of toxic plastics are BPA or health-bisphenol-A, along with phthalates (mentioned above). Both of these are of great concern to human health. BPA is used in many things including plastic bottles and food packaging materials. Over time the polymer chains of BPA break down, and can enter the human body in many ways from drinking contaminated water to eating a fish that is exposed to the broken down toxins. Specifically, BPA is a known chemical that interferes with human hormonal function.

Sharkeisha just came home from an excruciating long day, so she decided to grab a pack of fishsticks, on top of that, she got a glass and filled it with some ice ce cold water It was a pretty hot day so she filled again and again and again. To her, the food was delicious but little did she no that she was being poisoned.

Good Morning this is Anti Plastic News Radio. The story I just told you probably got you thinking like what? How would she get poisoned from something like that? Well… it is all due to plastics. Yes… Plastics. They make up the keys of your keyboard to the of the bottles of soda that you some of you drink from every hour. Plastics are just everywhere, and unfortunately, it can take hundreds of years to biodegrade. While those hundreds of years go by, people, and the elements of nature take it to a vast area. WHERE?…