Today we’re looking at plastic cups!
A round-up of week 1 of Plastic-free July.
Every single time I do a beach clean up, I find straws. 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐁𝐋𝐄𝐌 Straws were in the top 3 of commonly found items on the beach of the ICC report of 2019. They are used for a hot minute, then binned or thrown on the ground. Since they are so lightweight, they blow around …
Whenever I do a beach clean up, I find cutlery. 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐁𝐋𝐄𝐌 In 2018, the Ocean Conservancy held an International Cleanup, with 1,080,358 volunteers in more than 120 countries, collecting 23.3 million pounds of trash. Plastic cutlery made the top five worst offenders, with nearly 2 million pieces found. You may or …