Plastic pollution is a serious issue that is destroying our planet and killing millions of animals on land and at sea. We produce around 300 million tons of plastic every year and experts are predicting that there will be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050. That is, of course, unless some really drastic measures are taken.
Those measures include every one of us changing our daily habits. What can we do?
Avoid using single-use plastics. Believe it or not, it’s not that hard – take your own reusable shopping bag, replace plastic cups, plates,
Never leave trash outside. Look for food recycling bins to help save the environment, even if it means taking a walk and finding the bin. You can also help pick up trash in your neighborhood.
When buying a beverage, you can always refuse straws or beverage tops. Do you really need them?