Going plastic free doesn't have to happen overnight, but to start we've shared our 3 most effective ways to get you going.
1 - Start by reusing those shopping bags you got stashed away next time you go shopping, and when they have done their job, recycle them. Get your hands on some fabricated or reusable bags and take them with you when you do your shopping.
Did you know: Only 1-3% of plastic bags are recycled worldwide.
2 - Start saying 'No thanks' to plastic straws in restaurants and bars and bring your own reusable drinking straw. Get yours here
Did you know: Almost all plastic straws contain BPA's, a harmful chemical that is released into your digestive system with each sip.
3 - Invest in a water bottle made of glass or stainless steel. Take it with you wherever you go so you'll never have an excuse to buy water in plastic bottles. Many public places like airports, parks and shopping malls have drinking stations with clean drinking water where you can refill your bottle.
Did you know: It is estimated that 3 liters of water is used to package 1 liter of bottled water.