Monday, July 11, 2011

Tips for Using Less Plastic

Last Tuesday, we looked at the work of former sea captain Mary Crowley, who is trying to remove plastic debris from the ocean, specifically from the north Atlantic gyre. Some people think the focus should be on reducing our plastic use and waste and cleaning up what is already there is futile. Captain Crowly thinks you can do both.

Mother Nature Network is featuring 19 ways to reduce plastic usage, some of which are easier for coop members than others, as we have access to a variety of options.

What else can we do at the Coop and as individuals to reduce plastic usage and waste?

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