Think Twice About What Happened to the Balloons from Your Last Party

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Why should automotive people care about Balloons?

Balloons are hazards when they enter the environment

All released balloons return to Earth as ugly litter

Even those marketed as “biodegradable latex

Balloons return to the land and sea everywhere

Balloons are frequently mistaken for food and eaten by animals.

More Significance Reason we need to care & act:

One in 20 of seabirds encounter or eat balloons

Even latex balloons marketed as “biodegradable”

Balloons contain environmentally damaging chemicals and plastics.

Helium that inflates balloons should be preserved for high tech use

Mylar balloons also get into electrical wires

Here is evidence that balloons have “ballooned” into a problem for the environment and we in the auto business should care>

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