Did you know?
More than 5 trillion pieces of plastic are already floating in our oceans.
By 2050, virtually every seabird species on the planet will be eating plastic.
Around the world, nearly a million plastic beverage bottles are sold every minute.
(via: National Geographic)
This July, Diving In: The Art of Cleaning Lakes and Oceans invites you to be a part of the solution to plastic pollution, by joining in on the Plastic Free July challenge. Every time you avoid a single-use plastic, we want you to share it with us! Tag us on Instagram and use the hashtag "#divinginbc" so we can celebrate with you!
Here are some quick tips on how you can get rid of single-use plastics in your life for the month of July, and beyond:
Want to go one step further and help to restore your local waters by removing plastic and other waste? Come join us on Wednesday, July 7th at our Community Cleanup at Lost Lake in Whistler, BC. Details under the "Events" tab on our website, and on our Facebook event page!