11 Jul '18, 2am

Are you participating in #PlasticFreeJuly?

Are you participating in #PlasticFreeJuly?

Summer is here and so is #plasticfreejuly where all across the world businesses, governments, and everyday people will look for ways to reduce their plastic footprint. July is the time to be with family and friends out on our favorite beaches enjoying the good weather and warmer water, and is also the time the plastic pollution crisis becomes the most visible. International Plastic Bag Free Day is today, June 3, and reminds us of the hard-fought battles Surfrider chapters and many other organizations have waged to protect our ocean from plastic bags and the work ahead. Surfrider and the “Ban the Bag” campaign: Surfrider and other groups were raising awareness about plastic bag pollution for years before San Francisco became the first city with a plastic bag ban for grocery stores in 2007 that expanded to all retailers and food establishments in 2013 . After the initial pla...

Full article: https://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/plastic-free...

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