11 everyday items that you need to stop using right now



Plastic bags
Plastic bags — one of the most harmful of daily sources of pollution. According to some estimates, every year is thrown to one trillion of non-degradable packages, and they are in the reservoirs, fill landfills and emit toxic chemicals when burned. Initiatives to control the proliferation of plastic bags, such as entry fees for them in supermarkets, are beginning to have a positive effect.



Disposable batteries
Batteries usually contain toxic cocktail of harmful environmental elements, including cadmium, lead and mercury, which seep into the soil and underground water sources and cause dangerous pollution. If they burn heavy metals into the air, and this can adversely affect the health of people. Battery recycling centers are gaining in popularity, but it is better to use rechargeable batteries.