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Help! keep our oceans plastic-free

HELP! make holidays greenerORGUK Keep our oceans plastic-free 300m tonnes of PLASTIC is created every year Plastic waste gathers lin large litter islands or 'GYRES', there are 5 of these, 1 in each ocean Around 5.25 trillion pieces of PLASTIC are floating in our oceans These PLASTIC Microparticies are entering the FOOD CHAIN MERMAID'S TEARS 250b0 Obn 75% of litter in the sea is PLASTIC It is estimated that by 2025 there will be 1 tonne of PLASTIC for every 3 tonnes of FISH There are 4 times more tiny pieces of plastic in deep-sea sediments than on the surface Eating SHELLFISH CAN expose YOU to 11,000 pieces of microplastic every year ? 1 2 HOW you can HELP Take a RE-USABLE Use an ASHTRAY. on Holiday water bottle with you. Disposable plastic is a major source of pollution. Cigarette butts include plastic and pollute the beach. 3 4 5 Remove packaging BEFORE you travel. Avoid bathroom products that contain Avoid UNNECESSARY Recycling facilities may be limited in your destination. plastic straws. MICROPLASTIC particles. theTravel Foundation Travelife caring for places we love to visit Sustainability in tourism Plastic has been found 3000m below the ocean surtace More than 250bn 'mermaid's tears' (small plastic pellets) are produced each year. Many

Help! keep our oceans plastic-free

shared by GreenHat on Jul 05
Last year the Travel Foundation asked us to create an infographic to help keep our beaches beautiful, this year the theme for their Make Holidays Greener campaign focuses on the plastic in our oceans....


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