Proposition 67: Please ban the plastic

October 11, 2016 — by Leena Elzeiny

I see plastic everywhere, but that isn’t what bothers me. What bothers me are the one-use plastic cups, utensils and bags that are so harmful because most are not recycled.

After our single use, odds are that it will land in the Pacific trash vortex, where almost 60 percent of marine debris has accumulated to make an artificial island. Because of this plastic in the sea, the sea turtle population has decreased by half in the past 30 years.

Then, when the world finally reduces the amount of plastic bags by introducing Proposition 67, opposition runs rampant to revoke the plastic bag ban in all cities. I’m sorry for depriving you of 10 cents; the thought of extinction isn’t worth one-tenth of a dollar.

Well, I got news for you. We will save animals from their man-made doom. Say yes to Prop-67 to enforce a ban for all of California.