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Posted on: June 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Help the Environment By Not Using Single-Use Plastic

EAC single use plastic infographic

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
  • straws
  • and more

Find suggestions for environmentally friendly alternatives at:

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.

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