Less Plastic in China – level 1

29-01-2020 07:00

China has a big problem with plastic. A lot of people live there. They use a lot of plastic. Then they throw it away.

The Yangtze River is there. It is very polluted. There is a lot of plastic in the water. All of the plastic goes into the ocean. There is a lot of plastic everywhere. It is bad for the environment and for people´s health.

The country wants to change the situation. The government has a plan. At the end of this year, China wants to stop using plastic products that people use only once. For example, these products are plastic bags, straws, cutlery, or plates.

In the future, China wants to stop using more plastic products. It is a difficult task. People must change how they think. They must work together.

Difficult words: polluted (dirty), environment (the natural world), cutlery (knives, spoons, and forks).

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