Bottle caps are often so small that it’s easy to overlook the impact they have on the environment. If you drop one on the ground at the park or the beach, you may think it’s not a big deal.
But the Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawaii (B.E.A.C.H.) found that “plastic bottle caps are one of the top 10 items found during marine debris beach clean-ups and are the second most littered item after cigarette butts.” Recycling seems like a good option, but did you know that many cities don’t accept caps for recycling? Let’s get down to the bottom of the bottle cap mystery and find out how they’re recycled, where they’re accepted and what to do if your city doesn’t take them.
50 percent of the plastic we use, we use just once and throw away.Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times.We currently recover only five percent of the plastics we produce.
One million sea birds and 100,000 marine mammals are killed annually from plastic in our oceans.
44 percent of all seabird species, 22 percent of cetaceans, all sea turtle species and a growing list of fish species have been documented with plastic in or around their bodies.
So we are making a bottle cap which you can reuse for any bottle.
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Step 1: Material Required
:Material required are as followed:-
4)Wooden stick (optional)
1)Insert the balloon in the bottle as shown in the picture above.
1)Fill the balloon with the glue of the heated glue gun.
Step 4: Optional
1)Insert the wooden stick in the middle of the glue and keep it to dry.
1)Remove the balloon from the bottle after the glue dries.
2)Remove the dried glue from the balloon.
...........and your reusable cap is ready.
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