International Plastic Bag Free Day 2018 was celebrated in the Philippines on July 3,
The Philippines’ Department of Natural Resources (DENR) advises households to segregate their trash given that a large amount of garbage comes from them.
Individuals can do their part by bringing reusable bags like bayong or canvass bags
International Plastic Bag Free Day is a unique opportunity to spread the word that a
plastic bag free world is possible and that sound environmental alternatives to single
use plastic bags are available.
Facts about plastic you need to know:
- Plastic like plastic straws are not recyclable
- Plastic pollute our ocean
- Plastic bring damage to ocean habitants and other species
Plastics never go away. Instead, they break down into smaller and smaller pieces, which
act as magnets for harmful pollutants. When eaten by fish, some of those chemical-laden
micro-plastics can work their way up the food chain and into the fish we eat.
What are you doing to break free from plastic? let us know by making a comment below.