You probably don’t need another documentary to spell out plastic pollution’s adverse effects on our environment. Though giving up plastic completely sounds like a near impossible feat, there are many little steps you can take towards reducing plastic dependency.
Most start by making a conscious effort to avoid unnecessary single-use plastic either by simply saying ‘no’ or by bringing a reusable bag instead. The metal straw and bring-your-own cup and cutlery movements are slowly gaining traction too, while more and more establishments have stopped providing straws or switched to greener alternatives. With more zero-waste concepts popping up on the Little Red Dot, you not only avoid more packaging when shopping, you also save money and reduce food waste by buying only what you need. Gather your containers and jars—it’s time to go plastic-free shopping!
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September - October 2019