Eight million tonnes of plastic end up in our oceans every year, killing and harming marine life. We’re supporting Sky Ocean Rescue ’s #PassOnPlastic campaign to tackle the plastic pollution crisis that’s choking our seas – and you can help! Together, we can help to put an end to this plastic surge by cutting out small, everyday plastic use. Here are ten tips to help reduce your plastic waste. 1. Fix your caffeine fix Carry a reusable coffee cup or flask. Around 2.5bn coffee cups are thrown away every year in the UK alone – that’s seven million a day! Less than 1% of these can be recycled, meaning most spend up to 50 years in landfill, after lasting just minutes in your hand. Lots of coffee outlets offer a discount when you use your own cup and there are many eco-friendly options out there. Why not go for a WWF keepcup? 2. Bring your own bottle Plastic bottles are one of the most frequently found items on beach cleans globally. The lids commonly end up in seabirds’ stomachs. 3. Say no to plastic cutlery By carrying a spork, reusing your plastic cutlery or going for a compostable alternative, […]

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