Reducing Plastic Waste


"We don't need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly."


-Anne Marie Bonneau

aka The Zero Waste Chef




Reducing ⬇️ the use of plastic is important! Why ⁉️ Plastic production requires an enormous amount of energy ⚡️ and resources which causes carbon emissions and contributes to global warming. 🙅🏼‍♀️




Simple Ways to Reduce Plastic Waste


  1. Bring your own shopping bag 🛍

  2. Stop 🛑 buying bottled water! Opt for a refillable bottle.

  3. Bring your own thermos to the coffee ☕️ shop.

  4. Just say ❌ no to straws! Love straws? Bring your own metal straw.

  5. 🧷 Switch from disposable diapers to cloth







About 60% of plastic is discarded in landfills and oceans. There, it stays for thousands of years, transforming into "micro plastic," disrupting ecosystems and leaching into our water supplies and food.



 

Did You Know?


Only 9% of plastic ever produced

has been recycled.


 


Be The Change


Why: Plastic Pollution is a major problem!

Plastic production requires energy and resources. Plastic continues to end up in landfills and bodies of water leaving lasting affects Mother Nature and life on Earth.


How: Reduce plastic consumption. Start simple! Establish one new habit and then build from the




Let's do better and be better TOGETHER!

Learn more about reducing plastic consumption and going green.

 

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."

-Dr. Jane Goodall


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