7 Must-Know Tips to Reduce Plastic Waste for Sustainable Travel

May 29, 2019
Original post was published here.

Reducing plastic waste both at home and while traveling doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice convenience. In fact, reducing your plastic footprint can be achieved through adopting some very simple habits — the most all-encompassing of which is to be more aware of what goods you purchase and use.

World Turtle Day (May 23), and World Ocean Day (June 8) are excellent opportunities to spread awareness and talk about the small but mighty ways we can reduce or eliminate single-use plastic.

In light of these days, sustainable technology firm Footprintus.com has teamed up with famed marine biologist Christine Figgener to talk about the dangers of plastic straws in the ocean.

Christine is the marine biologist who became well known when she removed a straw from a turtle’s nose in a video that ultimately went viral. If you haven’t seen the video, it’s a heartbreaking expose on how our daily plastic…

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