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Why is Plastic Pollution a Problem?

Posted by ThreeMain on Feb 28, 2019 1:16:36 PM

Plastic Pollution 101: What it is & Why It’s a Big Problem

Fact: 91% of plastic is never recycled or repurposed.

Why is that a problem for me, you ask?

Because almost all of that unrecycled plastic ends up in our oceans.

From there it shows up in our drinking water, the soil that grows our food, and eventually our bodies (Luca's swimming with the grocery bags, these days).

And we probably don’t need to tell you that consuming plastic - any kind of plastic - is terrible for your health.

We don’t mean to sound all doom and gloom, but if we don’t do something to lower our plastic consumption now, by 2050, we’ll have more plastic in our oceans than fish.

Fortunately, there are things that you (yes, you personally), can do to reduce the amount of plastic in the ocean, and therefore reduce the amount of plastic that ends up on your plate.

And you can start taking those steps today.

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Topics: Ocean Plastic, plastic problem, plastic pollution, microplastics, plastic free living

How to Create a Sustainable Community

Posted by ThreeMain on Feb 28, 2019 9:21:47 AM

Awesome, Hands-On Ways to Get Your Community to Go Green

Recycling? Good.

Buying products with sustainable packaging? Great.

Spending time with your kids cleaning up your local park? Fantastic!

Inspiring your community to be more eco-conscious and get involved? BEST.

Doing what we can to make an impact as individuals is great, but real, substantive change can only happen when entire communities actively decide to become environmentally positive places to live.

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Topics: plastic pollution, eco-positive, generation green, plastic removal, eco-friendly living, outdoor entertaining

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