Would it surprise you to know that by 2050, just 30 short years from now, there will be more plastic than fish in the ocean by weight? What about the fact that every minute a garbage truck’s worth of plastic is dumped into the ocean?
Unfortunately, these facts are real, but there is something that we can do about it! We can choose to use less plastic through fairly simple changes in our lives.
One of the easiest ways to use less is by declining plastic straws and cutlery when going through a drive-through, and even just ordering ice cream in a cone rather than a dish can cut down on plastic. Interested in other ways to reduce your daily plastic usage?
This infographic from aaastateofplay.com shares 50 simple ways to do so! Start small by incorporating a few of these methods into your daily life and work your way up towards living a plastic-free life!