Study Quantifies Sources of Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

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Maritime Executive reports that “up to 95 percent of plastic polluting the world’s oceans comes from just 10 rivers”.  CLICK HERE to read the article. 

8 Ways You Can Use Less Plastic

  1. Skip the bottled water and use a reusable water bottle

  2. Avoid using a straw.  Straws are one of the top 10 marine debris items found on beaches

  3. Avoid using “microbeads” found in face washes and toothpastes.  Look at labels for polypropylene and polyethylene

  4. Buy products made from recycled materials with little or no packaging

  5. Choose to carry reusable bags for all your shopping

  6. Repair, upgrade or turn in your electronics for recycling

  7. Wear clothing made of non-synthetic fibers.  Polyester clothing is made of plastic

  8. Compost and use fewer garbage bags.

RECYCLE and REDUCE plastic use to “Save Our Seas”!

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