It’s one thing to talk about how plastic pollution is having a negative effect on our planet and our health, but it’s another thing to actually commit to stop using it. Plastic is everywhere.
If you’re still on the fence about why you need to commit to cutting single-use plastics out of your life, then watch this video. You might cry. You might end up feeling depressed. But hopefully it will motivate you to kick the plastic habit. Because doing so is necessary.
Learn more about the impacts of plastic pollution and why reducing our consumption of plastic is the only solution to this mass global issue at 5 Gyres.
How are you working to cut your plastic consumption? Tell us in the comments below.
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