How is it impacting us, the animals, the environment, and what can we do about it?
According to the market research firm, Freedonia Group, "Americans used about 390 million plastic straws every day, last year." That is in the U.S. only!!!
One might say, "It's just a straw. What is the big deal?"
It is a big deal, and here is why:
Each year, 1 million bird,
animals die from
Plastic is not degradable,
and most of the plastic waste
end up in a landfill.
Plastic is the 11th
What can we do about it?
Tips and tricks:
Get reusable straws made of stainless Steel or silicone
Refuse one-use-only straws at restaurants and juice bars
Show your waiters that you have your own
straw so that they don’t bring you one
Educate ourselves about the plastic impact on the world
Use fabric reusable shopping bags
Count the plastic bags you get at home, weekly
If we have plastic bags at home, reuse them
What are your tips and tricks?