Where is the plastic that is filling up our ocean coming from? Posted on 20 Mar 17:51
The Florida based ocean conservation company 4Ocean are attempting to halt the spread of plastic in our ocean and coastlines by pulling a pound of waste for every 4Ocean bracelet purchased. Through a series of initiatives with international conservation bodies this clean-up company is on a mission. But where is this plastic coming from?
The most common source of plastic waste in the ocean are: Bottles, Microbeads, Synthetic Fabrics, Straws, Plastic Bags, Fishing Gear, Cigarette butts, Plastic Packaging. It is possible to drastically reduce your use of these products or simply substitute them with the following: Reusable Bottles. Organic Fabrics, Non-Plastic Straws, Reusable Bags, Bead-Free Cosmetics, More sustainable fishing practices, Redesigned Cigarettes, Alternative Packaging. The difference these small changes in your life will make an enormous difference to the ocean.
If you would like to support the 4Ocean global movement to remove trash from the ocean and coastlines, then please buy a 4Ocean bracelet: 4Ocean Bracelet