27 May '17, 6am

#Marineconservation via @mcsuk

We use single use plastics for just about everything, from brushing our teeth and showering to buying and storing our food and other products. It's durable and lightweight, but it's these properties that allow it to persist in the environment for hundreds to thousands of years. FACT: Plastics are among the most persistent synthetic materials in existence and are now a significant and extensive marine pollutant. Many types of plastic can be recycled, but much of it isn't. We want people to stop taking it for granted, take responsibility for the resources they are using, and encourage others to do so as well. We want Plastic Challengers to spread the reduce, reuse, recycle message to reduce the amount of plastic entering the environment. We're challenging people to give up their lifestyle of convenience, giving up their pre-packed sandwiches, their ready meals and their drin...

Full article: http://mcsuk.org/plasticchallenge/

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