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3 Easy Ways to Kick Plastics to the Curb

3 Easy Ways to Kick Plastics to the Curb

Plastics are an inescapable part of modern life—used for life-saving medical technology, in transportation and construction, and a host of other applications, plastics make life easier, safer, and better. However the very qualities that make plastic so important—it’s inexpensive, durable, lightweight, and recyclable—ironically contribute to plastic over-use.

Three Ways Our Plastic Addiction is Killing Our Oceans

Three Ways Our Plastic Addiction is Killing Our Oceans

The human addiction to plastic has created a global health crisis for the world’s oceans and the creatures that call it home. The numbers are staggering—300 million TONS of plastic are consumed every year, and once plastic is made, it’s pretty much here to stay.