Everyone Can Reduce Plastic Waste

Plastic-Free July

It’s here! July 1st is not only Canada Day, but also the start of Plastic Free July!

Last year, I was inspired by a tweet from New York State Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages to participate in the Plastic Free July Challenge for the first time and convinced my mother to give it a shot, too. Never underestimate the power of social media!

We stopped buying bottled water for drinking at home and greatly reduced our consumption of most single-use plastics. It was easier than expected. With a little prep and the desire to make a positive difference, we all can be part of the solution. Learn how you can create new habits and make a difference this Plastic Free July.

Let this week’s festivities begin! Happy Canada Day to my friends and family up north! Happy Independence Day to Americans at home and abroad! Enjoy responsibly, and stay safe!