The wonder of the 20th century is the horror of the 21st. Plastic.
It’s Earth Day this Sunday, which means it’s a good time to talk about how us humans can use less plastic than the people who spent most of their lives in years that began with 19…
There’s plenty of information here if you want to argue with everyone whinging about having to bring their own bags to the supermarket, but a few key points to memorise and get depressed about before vowing to take action:
This is going to sound obvious but…use less plastic. Do you really need a straw? Can you refill a drink bottle instead of buying water? Bring your own bags when you go shopping, and reuse items wherever you can.
If you want to get even more active, organise a clean-up of plastic garbage on the beach or in your local area.
And if you want to get super-active, study hard and invent a cheap, environmentally friendly alternative. Before 2050, please.
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