ISSUE/TOPIC: Plastic Waste (Explaining Questions (How? and Why? type…
ISSUE/TOPIC: Plastic Waste
Explaining Questions (How? and Why? type questions)
How can we reduce the amount of plastic we use?
Why is plastic the most common type of litter?
Does plastic decompose?
How does plastic affect the environment and how does it affect it long term?
How are different types of plastic disposed of?
Why is plastic not made to decompose?
What are the processes to recycle plastic?
Why might society choose not to recycle plastic?
Impacts Questions (What are the impacts and whom?)
What damage does it do to sea life?
How many turtles have died from choking on plastics?
How does it contribute to land and air polution?
What effect does it have on oceans and waterways?
Does it have a longlasting effect on the environment?
What are the effect of the poisonous gases that it releases?
Does it create microplastics?
How much does it contribute to landfill?
What affect does it have on humans?
What diseases can it lead to?
Management Questions (What should/could be done)
What should the government implement to tackle plastic waste?
What could be ethical in terms of the Australian community?
What could the younger generation do to reduce this problem?
What could be done internationally to reduce plastic usage?
Should plastic production be tackled or should plastic already in our world be tackled; waste or product?
What should be done to combat the different types of plastic and how can we combat it?
Describing Questions (What? and Where? type questions)
What is plastic waste - define?
What is the biggest contributor of plastic waste?
How does plastic waste differ around the world?
What happens to the plastic waste?
What animals are affected by plastic waste?
What bigger environmental issues are affected by plastic waste?