This was a HUGE wake up call for me this morning (posted on my 3/10/10 blog) when I read a statement by the Surfrider Foundation: "...more than a million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals die every year from ingestion of or entanglement in plastics." It inspired me to take the pledge to make changes in my own life. I've long known about the problems with plastic and I've tried to reduce my use, but I wasn't very vigilant. I will be now. I was remiss to not be more proactive before now. Read More..
RISEABOVEPLASTICS.ORG has such good information about this important issue and so does the Surfrider Foundation. I know I can't solve any of the world's problems, but I can take steps in my own life to be part of making the planet better.