Exploring the alternative solutions and strategies of toledo city government for the damaging impact of single-use plastic bag in the environment

Keywords: Plastic Waste Pollution, Toledo City Government, Impact on the Environment, Alternative Solutions and Strategies for plastic bags

Abstract

The object of research: The aim of this research is to gain a better understanding of residents' personal concerns about improper plastic disposal and to give voice to their thoughts about the Toledo City Government's prospective ideas and approaches for minimizing the city's plastic pollution.

Investigated problem: Residents of Magdugo, Toledo City have been subjected to increasing levels of plastic pollution. The vast number of discarded plastic items that eventually end up in canals, drainage systems, and city streets, generating flooding that poses a severe challenge in agriculture, health, and sanitation.

The main scientific results: According to the findings, the city's inefficient waste management system has resulted in a massive accumulation of durable plastics. Toledo City, on the other hand, has improved waste management, restored cleanliness, and minimized the environmental effect of plastics through regulatory initiatives.

The area of practical use of the research results: The majority of citizens in Toledo City have enthusiastically embraced the city's ordinance prohibiting the use of plastic bags. Plastic bag littering has been shown to decrease throughout the city, resulting in a cleaner and healthier environment. The city's achievement might serve as a model for other places that have yet to abolish plastic bags.

Innovative technological product: As a result of a cleaner and healthier environment, people have become more productive, and tourists have returned to the city, contributing to the city's economic growth.

Scope of the innovative technological product: Policy management in the reduction of plastic pollution

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Author Biographies

Jamaica Genon, PAU Excellencia Global Academy Foundation, Inc.

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Jessa Mabunay, PAU Excellencia Global Academy Foundation, Inc.

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

James Opsima, PAU Excellencia Global Academy Foundation, Inc.

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Rochelle Zamora, PAU Excellencia Global Academy Foundation, Inc.

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Jay Repaso, PAU Excellencia Global Academy Foundation, Inc.

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

John Michael Sasan, PAU Excellencia Global Academy Foundation, Inc.

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

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2022-02-28
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Genon, J., Mabunay, J., Opsima, J., Zamora, R., Repaso, J., & Sasan, J. M. (2022). Exploring the alternative solutions and strategies of toledo city government for the damaging impact of single-use plastic bag in the environment. ScienceRise, (1), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.21303/2313-8416.2022.002148
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Innovative technologies in industry