Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

26th September 2016

Over the summer campaigners have been getting more an more incensed by the amount of plastic waste found on our beaches, in our oceans and thrown into landfill.

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

26th September 2016

Melissa Corkhill

By Melissa Corkhill

26th September 2016

Now a new campaign launched by NGOs from all over the world urges people to #BreakFreeFromPlastic.

During the summer, environmental groups such as Greenpeace, Surfrider Foundation, GAIA and The Story of Stuff Project gathered in the Philipppines to draw up a strategic plan to put a stop to global plastic pollution. The #BreakFreeFromPlastic movement outlines 10 goals that include: striving for a world in which our lifestyles fit within the limitations of the environment; where waste is reduced, first and foremost; the lifecycle of materials are considered by producers; toxic substances are eliminated from production; and zero waste systems are implemented worldwide to reduce burden on landfills and incinerators.

Read more and get involved at “breakfreefromplastic.org”:http://breakfreefromplastic.org

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