This 2-minute “explainer” shows how tiny plastic microbeads are designed to go down the drain and into our rivers, lakes, and oceans and we can do to stop this ridiculous assault on our public waters. TAKE ACTION: http://bit.ly/banthebead
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Beyond the landfills and trash heaps moldering in almost every town and city across the globe, manmade garbage has found its way into the natural landscape on a mind-boggling scale. It seems as though there are virtually no places left on Earth free of our rubbish. Junk can be found everywhere – from the bellies of animals and the tissues of our own bodies to the world’s vast oceans.
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Originally published by Kristin on The Good Food Blog
“Before doing the research for this infographic, I knew that food waste was a major problem. However, I was astounded by the facts because it is far worse than I thought. Remember: Educating yourself isn’t about feeling guilty; it’s about finding opportunities to do better for the world and yourself.”