Plastic Waste – One of Five Upcoming Earth Day 2021 Stories

On February 3, 2021, Earth Day 2021 organizers announced five “stories to look out for in 2021” – “End Plastic Pollution” is number five: “… Each year, ocean plastic pollution kills about 100,000 marine mammals and turtles, over a million seabirds and even greater numbers of fish and other species. What’s more, it greatly impacts coastal communities and economies, who rely on oceans for their livelihoods …” – Number one is: Climate Change: "... The 26th COP, or the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties, will be held in Glasgow, UK this November. It will see a gathering of world leaders to convene on the most pressing climate change issues …” – Number 2 is “Climate Literacy” – Number 3 is “Regenerative Agriculture” – And number 4 is “Restore our Species” – Earth Day is on April 22 every year - The web link to the announcement is included in the post on the home page of Plastic Food Packaging Waste News at #PlasticWaste #EarthDay