Plastic Free July – 2020

Plastic Free July – 2020


Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care.
“The unprecedented plastic waste tide plaguing our oceans and shores, can become as limited as our chosen relationship with plastics, which involves a dramatic behavioral change on our part…”— Claire Le Guern, author of “When The Mermaids Cry: The Great Plastic Tide” ©-2009.

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Join millions of people reducing their plastic waste.

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – so we can have cleaner streets, oceans, and beautiful communities. Will you be part of Plastic Free July by choosing to refuse single-use plastics?

The challenge is simple, and you can choose from different levels of participation.

  • Pick one disposable plastic item to avoid using for the month;
  • Refuse the big 4: plastic bags, water bottles, takeaway coffee cups, and straws; or
  • Commit to avoid ALL single-use plastic.

Read Full Article, Plastic Free July (07-01-2020)

Are you up for the Plastic Free July challenge? Inhabitat (07-01-2020)

Microplastics are everywhere, study finds; PhysOrg (05-13-2020)

Plastic Pollution: When The Mermaids Cry, The Great Plastic Tide, Coastal Care
Washed out on our coasts in obvious and clearly visible form, the plastic pollution spectacle blatantly unveiling on our beaches is only the prelude of the greater story that unfolded further away in the world’s oceans, yet mostly originating from where we stand: the land…

Coastal Care

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