Anchen Zhang, Dongang Li, Jun Shen
Shanghai University of International Business and Economics, Shanghai, 201600, China
Since the 1950s，plastics have been widely used and the manufacture of plastics has grown rapidly because of its wide usage and cheapness. However, too many plastic products bring a lot of pressure on the environment. Not only on the land, but also in the ocean, plastic waste can be seen pervasively. Without implementing effective measures, the environment system will be damaged and our life will be affected. We address the problem of providing a maximum level of single-use or disposable plastic product waste that can be mitigated. Also we evaluated the impact for achieving the level. We divide the plan into three phases. Firstly, we find influence factors and establish models to estimate the maximum levels of single-use or disposable plastic product waste that can be mitigated safely. Next, based on our models, we calculate the minimal level of the single-use or disposable plastic product waste and discuss the impacts for achieving the level. In the next phase, we give ideas on the equity issues in this global problem as well as our solutions.
Multiple Regression, AD-AS model, Plastic waste
Anchen Zhang, Dongang Li, Jun Shen. Research on Plastic Waste Evaluation Based on Multiple Regression. Academic Journal of Environment & Earth Science (2021) Vol. 3 Issue 1: 59-62. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJEE.2021.030112.
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