Of the more than 300 million tons of plastic produced every year, at least 14 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean.
Source: U.S. Department of the Interior
We can make a difference by changing our habits:
- choose products packaged in glass, metal, paper, or other more natural materials
Alternatives to single-use plastic include:
- cloth, mesh, or canvas bags
and reusable versions of:
- water bottles
- sandwich bags
- and more
Find suggestions for environmentally friendly alternatives at: https://psci.princeton.edu/tips/2020/3/30/single-use-plastic-amp-alternatives
The Environmental Advisory Commission (EAC) acts as a resource and advocate to City Council and the community by sharing educational and informational programs and materials that promote environmental awareness and behavior.