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Random Acts of Caring – Help Reduce Plastic Waste

Random Acts of Caring – Help Reduce Plastic Waste

This week’s Random Act of Caring is a bit different than weeks’ past. Instead of Caring for an individual, today you get to show how much you care for the planet. A really easy way to do that is by reducing the amount of plastic you use, especially single-use plastic bags from grocery stores. Care2 has been excited to work with various groups to help move this along. A Care2 member used ThePetitionSite.com to start a petition that convinced the Dana Point, California City Council to begin the process of banning plastic bags. Over 25,000 Care2 members signed a petition to support ChicoBag in their lawsuit against giant plastic and over 36,000 signed a petition to ban plastic bags in Oregon.

Plastic bags are a threat to the environment. Not only are they an annoying source of litter, they fill up landsfills, kill wildlife and pollute our waterways. More people and cities need to join the effort to rid themselves and their neighborhoods of single-use plastic bags.

This week’s “Random Act of Caring” - a quick mission you can do to make a big impact on someone else’s day is:

Share what you’re doing to reduce your use of single-use plastic bags.

Are you using more reusable bags? Are you making your own bags out of eco-friendly materials? Have you signed the petition to petition to help Austin rid itself of plastic bags? Leave a comment and let us know what you’re doing. Hopefully what you’re doing will inspire others to do more and spread the effort of reducing plastic. Thank you!

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11:15AM PST on Dec 7, 2014

good idea!!

1:05AM PST on Nov 29, 2014

Thank you

1:20AM PST on Nov 7, 2014

very good job,thanks for all

11:52AM PDT on Sep 18, 2014

Thank you

5:15AM PDT on Sep 11, 2014

Thank you

12:40AM PDT on Sep 6, 2014

Thank you for sharing!

10:56AM PDT on Aug 18, 2014

Thank you

1:09AM PDT on Aug 11, 2014

Thank you!

7:54PM PDT on Jul 7, 2014

Thank you

9:37PM PDT on May 12, 2014

Thank you

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about Sue Anne R.

Sue Anne Reed is the Communications Manager for Care2 and blogs on Trailblazers for Good and the Care2 Team Blog. Sue Anne is passionate about social change and businesses doing good.




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