Earth Day 2018 is about ending plastic pollution. By saying this, there may be an easy misunderstanding in the picture; that ending plastic POLLUTION equals the end of the plastic INDUSTRY or that this is our final use of plastic products. It is not.
There's about 50 different types of plastic and its range of usages are UNIQUE. Some actually <b>help reduce other important waste problems.</b> Others, however is making HUGE NEGATIVE IMPACTS. These impacts are mainly activated when we fail to dispose of our products the right way or they go astray. One important thing to know is that plastic is a MANMADE product and that's one of the reasons it won't diseappear naturally. Instead it break down til MICROPLASTICS - which end up in your water, food, animals. IN YOU.

SOME ACTIONS YOU CAN BEGIN RIGHT NOW.

I. PICK UP plastics when you see them on the street, at sea or in nature. They don't belong there, and since plastic don't naturally decompost, they won't disseppear. Leaving it out of sight, do not dispose of the problem or the product. Very often it end up in the ocean and help kill wildlife. Therefore, all plastic should be...

II. RECYCLED. Depending on where you are in the world, recycled plastic can have all from one to several lives. You can also give it another by...
III. UPCYCLING it before you recycle it. Every (re)use you can find for a product you already have, help...
IV. REDUCE how much you consume. Reduction is a very important goal since so much unesseary plastic is produced, used and lost.

By REMOVING single-use products you help reduce a lot of waste. Instead, choose lasting and greener products!

SOME INTERESTING HASHTAGS YOU CAN JOIN.
#PlasticFree #BreakFreeFromPlastic #PlasticOcean #OceanCleanUp

SOME DOCUMENTAIRES ABOUT THE PROBLEM.
I. Planet Earth II
II. Plastic Ocean
III. A Plastic Tide

Hope this was any help! Give it your best go!