Reduce Plastic Use

“It’s just one straw…”

– said 7.3 billion people

Bringing your own bag to the supermarket may not do much to reduce plastic in the oceans, but it’s an easy act that engages people and keep them involved in a plastic changing movement that is growing and gaining impact.

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Bottle it up
Bottle it up

Over 1 million plastic bottles are purchased every minute. That’s 1 million good reasons to bring your own reusable bottle.

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Recycle the bag
Recycle the bag

Most plastic bags are only used for a few minutes. Yet they take more than 500 years to break down. Take a reusable (mule) bag with you the next time you're down at the supermarket ...

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Plastic straw sucks
Plastic straw sucks

36.4 billion drinking straws are consumed annually in Europe. Can you imagine how many straws that would account for globally? So if you absolutely, positively need to use a straw, get your lips on a reusable one.

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Cut out single use cutlery
Cut out single use cutlery

Single-use cutlery, plates, and cups are bad. Like, REAL bad. And you probably have cutlery at home, don’t you? All you need to do is bring it with you.

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Don't chew on plastic
Don't chew on plastic

Did you know most chewing gum contains plastic? Luckily, you don’t have to give up gum entirely. You can still buy 100% plastic free gum if you like.

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Carry a mug
Carry a mug

Coffee lids are made of plastic, but did you know that to-go cups are made of plastic as well? Yep, 16 billion single-use cups end up as plastic trash in the EU each year. So, bring your own reusable mug.

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Put butts in the bin
Put butts in the bin

Cigarette butts are the single most collected item on the world’s beaches. So put them in the bin where they belong.

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