Plastic is a scourge of the world, but living plastic-free is possible.
We are drowning in it.
But make no mistake about it – there are good reasons for why it’s called a miracle product.
And 40 per cent of it is only used once.
We use it everyday and we use it constantly.
It has a lot of useful features.
You can store all sorts of items in it such as:
Fresh food such as meat, fish, vegetables.
Simply put – plastic has endless uses.
It is cheap to produce.
It is durable.
It is a life-saving product.
So no wonder it is so widely used.
But there also is a dark side to plastic.
Did you know?
At least 18 billion pounds of plastic waste makes its way into the world’s oceans from coastal regions.
Half of the world’s plastic is made in Asia.
And the impact of plastic on our oceans is devastating.
It is literally choking them.
And most of the plastic that ends up in the oceans comes from Asia.
Most of it is dumped on land or into rivers.
And the biggest problem is that all this plastic will not disintegrate for at least 450 years.
And not only is all that plastic devastating for humans but also for animals.
The plastic minefield is killing animals all over the world and often in the least expected ways.
But something can be done about the plastic.
But it is a tough task
But something can be done about the plastic scourge by each and every one of us.
Meet seven amazing people who demonstrate living plastic-free is possible, and how they have done it. Here they are.