May to August 2019 IELTS Speaking Topic #13 Describe a person who try to protect the environment

Describe a person who try to protect the environment.
You should say:
who is this person
why you decide to talk about this person
what did this person do
and explain why this person try to protect environment

The environment friendly person I am going to tell you is my grandma. She is already 83 years old, but quite healthy. Every morning after breakfast, she takes a walk in a park nearby, which usually lasts an hour. In the evening, she would sit in front off the house and chat with other old ladies.

The way she protects the environment is quite simple. She insists to bring her own cloth bag to the supermarket to buy some vegetables on her way home from the walk so that she will not need the plastic bags. A year ago, she did not do that. She loved to use the plastic bags because they are light and convenient. But when I told her that plastic bags are almost impossible to dissolve in nature and can kill animals when they accidentally eat them, her behavior changed. Now, wherever she goes, she will take her cloth bag.

Giving up plastic bags and using a cloth bag instead is quite an easy way to protect the environment, but insistence is another thing. Even though we know how harmful plastic is to the environment, sometimes we would still use it because of its convenience.
That is why I admire my grandma. She never forget to bring her cloth bag. If everybody behaves like her, I believe our environment issue will be significantly alleviated in a short time.

Part 3

Do you think ifs important to protect environment? Why?
Sure. Man-made disruptions to ecosystems can cause extinction, because pollution creates dangers for both animals and people, and mankind owes the natural world a moral obligation.

How to encourage people to protect environment?
The government can make public service adverting to educate the public about the condition of our poor environment, and teach people easy ways to protect our environment.

Do you think it is good to use plastic bag? Why or why not?
Of course not. Plastic bags are made of non-renewable resources, either petroleum or natural gas. They don’t break down in landfill sites, but over time they release dangerous chemicals.

Do you think company should take responsibility for environment protection? Why?
Sure, big company have their public influence. If they pay attention to the environment protection, the public will follow them.

Which industry has the biggest environmental pollution? Why?
I think the caustic soda, cement, dye intermediaries and oil refineries can do harm to our environment. they may throw the waste into the environment in the form of gas, liquid or solid.

What government should do to protect environment?
The government can protect environment by reducing pollution, reducing the amount of waste sent to landfill, protecting areas of parkland, wildlife reserves and marine biodiversity, and enforcing regulations that keep our water and air clean.

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