Plastics - Not made for single use

Plastic is ubiquitous, wherever you turn you are bound to find an item made out of plastic. It has been estimated that around 270,000 tonnes of plastic are floating across the world’s seas and is threatening more than 7000 marine life species and this is just the harm it is causing to our water bodies. It behaves like a parasite that attracts unfortunate victims making its way around the food chain, never-ending as it is non-biodegradable.

It is easier said than done to completely avoid plastic from our lives, which is why finding eco-friendly alternatives and slowly removing and replacing items of plastic is of utmost importance. Words like sustainability and green-living are hot topics now for a really good reason. We need to let go of the “Out of sight, out of mind” attitude as the world has never faced as many huge environmental problems as it is facing currently.

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