Extreme levels of plastic pollution has a damaging effect on the environment, everyone needs to come together to prevent the effects from escalating further. Did you know, Britain uses around 8.5 billion plastic straws a year and the average Londoner uses 175 single-use plastic water bottles per year with less than half being recycled! We all need to do our part moving forward, to make a difference! Here is a great place to start:
- Buy bamboo or metal straws to replace plastic ones – our latest obsession in the office!
- Remember your reusable shopping bags
- Buy your own Starbucks cup and receive discounts on your next coffee
- Purchase your own reusable glass bottle from Amazon
Tip – Refill London have 2000 refill points around London. Download the app to find your nearest restaurant or cafe to fill up your new glass water bottle!