Here’s a little challenge for June (and beyond?)
If you can’t avoid using plastics, please recycle them!
Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is challenging people to go single-use plastic free in the month of June for as long as possible, be it a day, days or the whole month.
Single-use plastics are among the most persistent synthetic materials in existence and are now a significant and extensive marine pollutant.
MCS’s month-long campaign, The Plastic Challenge, which runs throughout June aims to change people’s attitudes towards single-use plastics particularly, as well as act as a fundraising initiative to help “save our seas”.
More than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped in the world’s oceans and seas every year. The plastic is frequently mistaken for food by fish and birds, causing damage to life throughout the seas.
MCS said: “The Plastic Challenge isn’t all about living completely plastic free – in this day and age that would be pretty near impossible.
“We [MCS] are challenging people to give up their lifestyle…
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