INFORMATION

National Geographic on plastic pollution UN Environment on single-use plastics

IDEAS

Have a fun contest or make a game of reducing plastics. Make sure to get children and youth involved! Conduct a thorough survey to assess where single-use plastics are in use - work together to replace with eco-friendly options. Send letters or make phone calls to companies, stores or restaurants you do business with to encourage them to eliminate single-use plastics. 

PRODUCTS

There are many eco-friendly products available that are made right here in Canada. Here are some search terms that you might find helpful when looking for products that suit your needs: compostable cutlery, beeswax wraps, cloth produce/shopping bags, eco-friendly or compostable sponges/cleaning cloths.