Cascade Alliance

 How Can I Help Reduce Plastic Waste? 

This week we want to touch on plastic waste, as it is a problem universally. Here are some of our favorite groups working to reduce plastic waste this week:

Plastic bottles are one of the top 5 most common items found in beach cleanups around the world.  According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the ocean is expected to contain 1 metric ton of plastic for every 3 metric tons of fish by 2025. Plastic is a problem because it’s not always recyclable and a large amount of our plastic waste ends up in the oceans, so it is always encouraging to see businesses and cities step up to help reduce waste.

Interested in learning more about businesses you might interact with that are reducing their waste impact?  Check out this article here.