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So You Want To Go Plastic-Free For July? Here Are A Few Tips.

Did you know that 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flows into the oceans every year? It's no wonder scientists estimate that by 2050 plastic will be more prevalent in our ocean than fish.

So, for the entire month of July, individuals around the world are pledging to go plastic-free to raise awareness for the amount of plastic waste on our planet, and maybe even to kick-start their plastic-free life.

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Starbucks To Go Strawless By 2020, Now Giving You An Adult Sippy Cup Lid

The urge to go strawless is not lost on anyone, nor is the impact that these non-recyclable bits of plastic have on the environment and those who inhabit it.

As of today, Starbucks, one of the heavy hitters for plastic straws, has pledged to replace their iconic green straws from its 28,000 stores with paper and compostable straws and strawless lids.

Sounds awesome, right?

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L' Occitane & TerraCycle Recycle Your Cosmetic Packaging For You So You Don't Have To

You work hard, and to treat yourself, you purchase face masks and creams like it's your part-time job. While that's all good and great, have you ever thought about the packaging of these products and how there are currently 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste chilling in a landfill for the next 400 yearsWhat about the fact that 45% of that waste is from product packaging? If the plastic doesn't end up in a landfill, it's littered throughout oceans, causing harm to marine life.

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