Through powerful images of plastic-filled landfills, massive coal mines and
We’ve already talked about the variety of fantastic topics covered in this podcast series, including a deep dive into the destruction of
Sarain and Ashley discuss strategies for reducing our impact on the planet. One method Ashley discusses is reducing the consumption of single-use plastics, and when that’s not possible, making sure those plastics are recycled. It may seem like a small action but as Ashley explains, “we make millions of small choices every day, which add up to the potential to make a really big difference.” Environmental Defence is working to reduce the number of plastic bottles thrown out in Ontario. Right now, only about half of the plastic bottles in the province are recycled. That means a massive amount of plastic ends up in landfills or the environment, resulting in pollution that can damage our rivers, streams and food chains.
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