By CBC What on Earth, February 25, 2020 Around eight million tonnes of plastic are dumped into our oceans annually, ending up in the bellies of wildlife and along shorelines, according to Plastic Oceans International. And despite recycling programs, a lot of what you chuck in the blue bin can still end up in landfills.So last week, I tried a new diet. The only rule? Don't buy anything that comes in disposable packaging. That meant no containers, bags, wrappers or jugs.https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/what-on-earth-newsletter-plastic-free-shopping-1.5470219?cmp=newsletter_What%20on%20Earth_651_1527
But zero-waste living is a growing movement. Thousands of social media influencers are sharing their trashless journeys. Plastic-free shops are popping up and the phrase BYOC — bring your own container — is becoming normalized.