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Why we go PLASTIC FREE…
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PLASTIC FREE JULY


WE'VE GOT YOUR BACK!

We know Plastic Free July can be daunting but we
have got you covered with a couple of quick facts and a
list of who to follow on social media to get some of the
best advice and tips on shrinking your waste this July.


WE GO PLASTIC FREE BECAUSE OUR MARINE LIFE IS SUFFERING!
Whale

8KG OF PLASTIC...

A pilot whale dies in Thailand after
ingesting 8kg of plastic waste.


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Turtle

STRAWS STRIKE AGAIN!

Endangered sea turtle is found
with plastic straw up its nostrils.


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QUICK FACTS THAT WILL MAKE YOU RETHINK PLASTIC
Bottles

SUN'S OUT, BUTT'S OUT

Did you know that cigarette filters are
made from plastic – when cigarette butts
are thrown on the ground, they get washed
down drains and land up in our oceans

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Disposables

REFUSE DISPOSABLES

If we all made the switch from
disposable to reusable cups, we
would divert 500 billion take-away
coffee cups from landfills every year.

@plasticfreemermaid on Instagram


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Shirt

PLASTIC FIBERS

Did you know that our clothes
release plastic fibers into the
ocean as we wash them?

Look out for natural fiber clothing
(organic cotton, linen made from
flax plant, tencel, silk, hemp).

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Gum

CHEW ON THIS

With the exception of ‘natural’ brands,
all of the chewing gum on sale is made
from butadiene-based synthetic rubber,
a polymer - a plastic product made
from oil (very much like the stuff we
use to make car tyres).





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