Sky Ocean Rescue Ambassador Alex Scott has outlined ways in that she’s shifted her use of plastic and sport can help.
“I think the two main things I have shifted that are noteworthy in my daily life is taking my water bottleeverywhere I go. It’s so simple, but it also improves my lifestyle as I constantly want to fill my water bottle up.
“Secondly, obtaining a tote bag. I am not using plastic bags. Supermarkets, making that shift that is little, getting people to think about the’why’ . It’s the habitual change also.”
“It’s essential for adults, too. I think because it that it can be a lot much less painful to alter mindsets that are younger and it’s exciting. You are often set in your own ways, when you’re old. Individuals need to understand the importance.
“For instance, going to get a coffee daily, how about I have my own coffee mug? That may be yours, so it could be personalised. Small changes like that can have huge impacts.
“The youngsters’ energy to aid with this is so infectious. They needed to go home and teach their parents about what it implies.”
“I think sport and soccer in particular can play a major part in helping reduce plastic use. I recall viewing all gamers have their own bottle and being in the Arsenal training ground. It may be personalised, also becomes a part of your kit, like a set of boots.
“Players may buy into it use their platforms in the right way, and affect so lots of men and women. They’re so impressionable.”
Over eight million tonnes of vinyl is thrown out annually and washed to sea.
It takes centuries to break down. It is eaten by creatures. And it’s in our food chain. Your fish supper can have a garnish. Scientists don’t understand what impacts it has on our health.
Sky Ocean Rescue is currently doing something about that. To get involved, check out the campaign website . You could even see our documentary.