Garbage patch found in the Atlantic Ocean too!

word of month character

As if the garbage patch found in the Pacific is not horrific enough scientis have now announced that a similar area is found in the Atlantic Ocean.  Here is a link to an article in the National Geographic about this situation.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/03/100302-new-ocean-trash-garbage-patch/

So what can we do?  Reduce the amount of plastic that we consume.  We have grown to be reliant on plastic everything –  but we can as individuals take steps to reduce the amount that we use on a daily basis.  I have personally taken this challenge and am recording the plastic that I use.  Why record it?  For me it helps to make me more aware of the issue and reminds me to question myself – Is there another way of doing this without plastic.  Sometimes there is – sometimes there seems to be no choice. 

Be Aware.