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How to reduce plastic waste pollution
Recycle your plastic waste
Put your plastic waste in a dedicated plastic recycle bin.
Avoid disposable plastic cups/plates and cutlery
Disposable cups/plates and cutlery pollution is caused by plastic cups, plastic coated paper cups and foam cups and plates. Use glass cups or paper cups and non disposable dishes and cutlery instead.
Drink tap water
Drink tap water or filtered tap water, instead of buying bottled water. Bottled water contain larger amounts of microplastic, than tap water.
Avoid plastic bottles
Plastic bottles generate plastic waste. Use glass bottles that can be reused.
Avoid plastic bags
Reduce plastic waste by using non disposable plastic bags.
Avoid disposable shopping bags
reusable shopping bags
or paper bags, and ask the seller not to wrap the product that you bought.
Buy reusable bottles
reusable water and milk bottles
Avoid fast food
When you buy fast food, most restaurants use disposable cups, straws and bottles. Prefer to eat where you can get non-plastic cups, straws and bottles.
Make your own coffee
When you make your own coffee, it is easier to use non disposable cap.
Avoid buying unnecessary products
Most people buy many unnecessary products and then thorw them away.
Buy big food packages
Buy one big food package instead of several small food packages. This will reduce packages material.
Buy solid soap & shampoo
Liquid soup and shampoo require plastic containers.
Vote for environmental friendly candidates
Evironmental friendly candidates will support plastic pollution reduction laws.
Support plastic tax
Plastic tax will reduce plastic usage and will promot using alternative evironmental friendly materials.
Support banning plastic cups/paltes & cutlery sale
Support banning plastic cups/plates & cutlery manufacture and sale.
Buy natural fabric clothes
Synthethic fabric clothes emmit microplastics to the environment.
Wash your laundry with cold water
Cold water reduce microplastics emissions from the clothes.
Use Bioplastic products
Prefer to use
products made of plant sources such as corn and vegetables.
Buy reusable bottles
reusable water/milk bottles
instead of disposable bottles. Reusable stainless steel & glass bottles can reduce manufaturing many plastic bottles.
Buy natural fiber clothes
Plastic fiber clothes pollute the water with
shedding off the clothes in the washer.
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