Shocking Photos Reveal The Extreme Plastic And Trash Problem In Southeast Asia

In photos from India and the Philippines, they reveal just how polluted these countries are and why they are in a state of emergency in the fight against plastic pollution.

Drains in the country’s capital city, New Delhi, are choked with plastic, while streets are lined with bags of trash and rivers are full of waste and pollution.

India and New Dehli are the focus of World Environment Day this year – the country contains 14 of the world’s most plastic-polluted cities. Via Reuters.

The countries most sacred areas and bodies of water are choked full of plastic pollution.

Drains on the street in New Dehli are continually clogged with plastic waste that can be recycled Via EPA
Rivers and sewage canals are filled to the brim with garbage. AFP
India and New Dehli are the focus of World Environment Day this year – the country contains 14 of the world’s most plastic-polluted cities. Associated Press.

School children in the slums in India are constantly surrounded by rubbish and pollution. AFP.
Manila skyline with plastic and trash contrasting the view. Via EPA.\

These choked rivers all lead to the ocean, adding to the already extreme problem we are fighting in our society today.  Indonesia  is the second biggest ocean polluter in the world, behind China. A report shows that Indonesia produces 187.2 million tons of plastic each year.

In India, 14 of the most plastic-polluted cities in the world are located their according to the World Health Organization.

One Comment on “Shocking Photos Reveal The Extreme Plastic And Trash Problem In Southeast Asia”

  1. In the year where we still have ocean exploration under way, trips planned to distant planets we still can’t take care of the damn one we live in there is no excuse for this look it’s simple no OCEAN we will not survive it’s that simple. Call out to government agencies to clean it up NOW the cost is not an option. We destroy the OCEAN we will not LAST much longer what part of that is hard to understand!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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