Single-use plastic is used in our everyday lives, from plastic cups to plastic bags and utensils. Plastic waste causes the death of over 100,000 marine animals and 1 million marine birds every year.
Abu Dhabi is part of the global movement that is shifting to more sustainable and environmentally friendly products. Here are some tips on how you can reduce your single-use plastic consumption:
- Carry a reusable bag while shopping.
- Replace your single-use water bottles with reusable water bottles –make sure it is BPA free, stainless steel or made from glass.
- Say NO to plastic straws and utensils when ordering food and when eating out.
- Bring your own reusable tea/coffee mug to coffee shops.