Of all the threats to the Earth’s environment, plastic is one of the worst. Plastics (more than 360,000,000 tons produced each year) pose a huge threat to the health of our oceans. We all unwittingly eat thousands of plastic bits every year. One plastic bottle can take 450 years to decompose. The problem is only getting worse.
It is clear to our Environmental Justice Team that stopping plastic pollution has a high priority, not only in what we do as individuals but in the common life of our church. But what can be done?