Everyone Is Applauding National Geographic’s Cover — But Shock Lies Inside

National Geographic magazine has just launched an informative and shockingly revealing campaign called Planet or Plastic? and it is something that we all need to see and learn from.

Many of us are aware that there is far too much plastic in our environment. We all feel a little guilty when throwing yet another single-use plastic wrapping straight into the trash, knowing that we are contributing to a problem that is too vast for us to truly comprehend.

But what if we were faced with the horrifying consequences of our plastic addiction? That is one of the aims of the iconic magazine’s campaign as they seek to change the ways consumers use plastic.

If consumers and other like-minded organisations are able to work together to bring about a change in mindset at a fundamental level, corporations will hopefully respond to public opinion and reduce the amount of plastic they use in their products. The magazine itself is leading by example, beginning to send out their editions in paper instead of plastic. Because every change, no matter how futile it may seem, helps at some level. The campaign has identified plastic bags, bottles and straws as problematic products, and […]

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We Depend On Plastic. Now, We’re Drowning in It.

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Everyone Is Applauding National Geographic's Cover — But Shock Lies Inside
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Everyone Is Applauding National Geographic's Cover — But Shock Lies Inside
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We all feel a little guilty when tossing another single-use plastic into the trash, knowing we are doing to a problem too vast to comprehend. What if we faced the horrifying consequences of our plastic addiction? That's one aim of the iconic magazine's campaign as they seek to change the ways consumers use plastic.
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