How Communities Are Tackling Plastic Pollution

Single-Use Plastic Bans:  Many communities are implementing bans on single-use plastics such as shopping bags, straws, and plastic utensils

Cleanup Campaigns:  Community-led cleanup campaigns are a common way to tackle plastic pollution

Recycling and Waste Management Improvements: Improving recycling infrastructure and waste management systems can help communities better manage plastic waste

Plastic-Free Initiatives: Some communities are launching plastic-free initiatives, encouraging residents to reduce their overall plastic consumption

Policy Advocacy:   Community groups and organizations often advocate for policy changes at the local, regional, and national levels to combat plastic pollution