DYK that June is National Oceans Month? Even though it’s technically over, you can still help stop one of our biggest aquatic issues– the tons of plastic waste that travels from streams and rivers into the seas and stomachs of ocean wildlife.
Here are a couple of easy ways you can keep plastics out of our waters:
1. Reduce single-use plastics: common ocean waste includes cigarette butts, take out packaging & food wrappers, beverage bottles & bottle caps, straws and plastic bags.
2. Don’t be trashy: dispose responsibly and reduce, reuse, and recycle when possible. Garbage travels!
3. Pick it up: sometimes I’m a beach cleanup crew of one but it all counts!