Ocean Blue News Blog
by Richard Arterbury
San Francisco bans plastic water bottles to save the oceans. Ocean Blue would love to see less plastic being collected at volunteer beach clean ups of Oregon and with this type of ban we are sure we will see less over time.
As we tend to all have noticed plastic pollution is that the largest burdens the Ocean and humans face these days. Studies ar showing these days however plastic is moving into our food supply and are very harmful to our health thanks to plastic leaching in our water and food and moving into our bloodstream.
The town of point of entry has started a revolution by changing into the firs city to ban the sale of plastic water bottles and alternative soft drinks sold-out by the tons thanks to the billion greenback plastic bottle trade.
This ban is planned to terminate the plastic bottle sales that holds twenty one ounces or less and sold-out future discovered to sell to the general public. Ocean Blue has detected an over sized lack of adequate alternatives to the plastic bottle. Boxed water sponsored beach cleanups 2018 to assist our volunteers cut back our everyday plastic water bottles whereas traveling and at community beach cleanup events.
The first thirty days Ocean Blue beach cleanup team was able to lower plastic bottles at beach cleanups by having bulk glass 5 gallon water jugs to assist fill anyone's reusable instrumentation. If volunteers had a thirty min or additional drive home we tend to provide them a boxed water for his or her commute home. when the primary year improvement up beaches our volunteers are asking however will we tend to avoid plastic water bottles once we don't have another water supply whereas traveling.
Joshua Arce, the chairman of the commission on the atmosphere, expressed this ban is simply another success to the thought for zero waste because the main goal for a healthy Ocean. point of entry illegal plastic luggage and plastic foam containers, thus this nothing new however actually only 1 additional success to eliminate all waste that goes to landfills. one in all the foremost harmful compounds in plastic is bisphenol A or BPA that's nephrotoxic and has been found to steer to low birth weight in newborns.
The alarming half is however this chemical has been at the start employed in the method of producing of everyday plastic like bike helmets, food containers, googles, cell phones, computers, paper receipts, coating on metal tins and food cans and regarding each issue we tend to see or bit. Plastic could be a by product of oil and to prevent plastic Ocean Blue feels finding another different for this oily by product is essential to removing plastic because the beloved product created following our oil usage.