August 21st, 2020
Through support from Piers Island Association and grant funding from CRD, we were able to put together and film this presentation about how every consumer has the power to #ditchtheplastic
I was able to buy the products that I'd found and use them as draw prizes for our audience, which was present with masks (only 6 people) or there via Zoom. I apologize in advance for my Ums, which were many...but I hope you come away with inspiration to try and change the way you buy. I had to remind myself today...when buying green relish - choose the glass, not the plastic!
Thank you for watching, please hunt out these fantastic refill stations in your area and spread the word to "ditch the plastic".
The Easiest Thing to Do!
The single, simplest, easiest thing to do, is switch to a stainless drink bottle for on the go. It can be used for both cold and hot drinks. Fill up with coffee or tea in the morning and water during the day. If you've ever hiked in the desert and put ice in your water, the cubes will still be jingling several hours later. If you have concerns with the quality of your drinking water, consider switching to a filtered alternative.
Did you know that you burn more calories drinking cold water, so add some ice! Yup!
Many places have special fountains designed for water bottle filling and you can even get a pop at a soda fountain. There's no problem having your stainless bottle filled with a cappuccino or coffee at your fave cafe. Make the switch and take it with you whenever you head out.
Sharing the discoveries of how to #ditchtheplastic in our lives.