Today, the incredibly versatile and unbelievably cheap “plastic” is a man’s favorite resource. It is ideal for many applications but is also the leading cause of many environmental issues. Worldwide, nearly 2 million single-use plastic bags are distributed every minute.
- 100,000 marine animals killed by plastics each year
What can ‘we’ the working professionals do?
We, the working professionals, can also play a vital role in this cause. By reducing our dependency on the single-use-plastic, we can significantly impact the plastic levels in our environment. Here is the list of 3 such mindful choices:
Disclaimer: Shuttl is neither a sponsor or nor a partner to any of these services. This article contains a list of environment-conscious brands like Shuttl, which are working towards a common cause – making this world a better place.
1. BYOB: Bring your own bags made of Jute, cloth or paper
Green Handle, a startup with a mission to provide eco-friendly solutions to customer and society, offers a great collection of jute bags for the everyday use.
Cloth and other eco-friendly bags
Yes, you read it correctly. But you know what, it’s actually cooler to carry your own bottles and coffee mugs, with your style.
3. Say No to disposable straws and cutlery
Pappco, is another service that is making the world less dependent on plastic. All their products are made with 100% disposable plant-based raw material.