HOW YOU CAN HELP
We can all be part of the solution. If we all make small changes, together we can make a big difference in the fight against single-use plastic.
7 EASY THINGS YOU CAN DO TO REDUCE PLASTIC POLLUTION
#1 Stop using plastic straws. In the US and UK 550 million thrown away every day
#2 Skip the plastic water bottle.... drink beverages from reusable bottles or mugs. Worldwide, Over 500 million plastic bottles used every year.
#3 Take your groceries home in reusable bags, not plastic. Worldwide, 1 trillion plastic bags discarded every year.
#4 Use cloth diapers instead of disposables. In the US, 27.4 billion disposables thrown away every year.
#5 Ditch the disposable razor. In the US, over 2 billion thrown away every year.
#6 Give up gum. Worldwide, over 100,000 tons discarded every year.
#7 Get the plastics off your face. Over 300,000 plastic beads in a tube of face wash.