With summer nearly in full swing, many of us will be heading to the beach to catch some sun, ride a few waves or hunt for the coolest seashells. We’ll pack our bags full of beach essentials, including snacks, drinks and some much-needed sunscreen.
But instead of taking our usual lot of packaged goods, let’s make our next beach trip one without plastic.
Our oceans are filled each day with an approximate 1440 garbage trucks’ worth of plastic waste. We can reduce that number by purchasing fewer plastic-based goods.
So here are some plastic-free alternatives you can pack in your beach bag to have an eco-friendly, sustainable day at the beach: