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Here are some resources for going Plastic Free.

  • 7 Amazing People Who Prove That Living Plastic Free is Possible – An article by One Green Planet about 7 people who live plastic free lives with tips on how you can reduce your plastic consumption and live plastic free as well.
  • Arlingtonian’s Care About Recycling – An informational Youtube video by Sustainable Scoop about the importance of recycling and how this woman moved toward a zero waste lifestyle.
  • Green America’s Plastic Free Toolkit – Green America has put together a toolkit with resources on plastic pollution and many tips on how to cut back on plastic pollution.
  • How to Enhance Awareness of Plastic in the Oceans – An article and webinar by the American Chemical Society on enhancing awareness of plastics in the ocean and their impact.
  • Plastic Free Challenge Tips – Some of our own tips on how to live plastic free and reduce your impact on the environment.
  • Plastic Pollution Coalition – An organization providing educational resources and information on the widespread impacts of plastic pollution to people and the environment.
  • Plastic Use Inventory – We have provided this inventory so you can get a better grasp of your plastic use to help you identify what simple changes can reduce your plastic waste. 
  • Styrofoam Mom Movie Trailer – A documentary researching the issue of styrofoam and what solutions can be made from styrofoam, as it is a lasting issue in our society. 
  • Tap In Arlington – An grassroots organization aimed at educating the public on the environmental impact of plastic water bottles and good alternatives to disposable bottles.
  • What Really Happens to Plastic Waste? – A TedX talk on the life cycle of a plastic water bottle and what really happens to plastic you throw away.