Are you one of those people who cringe at the thought of how much the way we live is destroying our earth, but are too overwhelmed by the extreme steps needing to be done to make a difference, that you end up putting it in the too hard basket? I am one of those people, but I have found little ways to slowly make changes that overall will make a big impact to this earth. If everyone took small steps to change, the result would be HUGE.
Plastic is one of our biggest problems (although not our only problem by far). DID YOU KNOW? – It takes around 400 years for plastic to break down (whilst leaving toxic chemicals in its wake). Plastic has only been around for roughly 150 years which means that practically every bit of plastic that has been created in the world has yet to break down… There are 5 garbage islands floating in the ocean, one being double the size of Texas L
A lot of this was inspired by the recent television show on ABC called War on Waste. Definitely watch it if you get a chance! Most of the facts listed in this blog are provided from this: https://www.samedayrubbishremoval.com.au/War-On-Waste-Statistics.php
Also, if you’re on a roll and willing to step up the effort required to make a difference, here’s a few other ideas: