Reduce plastic use as it can be harmful to human health, says Sustainable Tourism Official in St. Kitts

Apart from the threat to marine and plant life from pollution, the use of plastics can pose serious harm to human life with wide-ranging effects, says Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism responsible for Sustainable Tourism, Diannille Taylor-Williams, appearing on the July 11 edition of “Working for You”.

“In my research, correlations have been made with the levels of some of the chemicals involved in the manufacturing of plastics and an increased risk of problems such as chromosomal and reproductive system abnormalities, impaired brain and neurological functions, cancer, cardiovascular system.
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