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Plastic water bottles, straws, and bags might be part of your everyday life. But that single-use plastic doesn't disappear when you're done with it: Most ends up in the ocean, where it can entangle animals or make them sick.

 

But you can help solve this problem. First, take the Kids Vs. Plastic pledge below to get your Planet Protector certificate. Then get started with these 10 easy tips to reducing plastic waste. Scroll down for more Earth-saving ideas, and keep coming back for more!

Plastic Pollution

Get the scoop on this big issue.

TAKE THE PLEDGE AND EARN A CERTIFICATE!

Which of these items do you pledge to cut back on this month?

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Check out these tips to reduce your single-use plastic waste.

10 Tips to Reduce Your Plastic Use

Saving the Earth is easy!

PLAY GAMES!

Play now!

See how much you know about plastic.

Play this fun game!

Sort the trash into the right bins before the time runs out.

GET MORE INFO.

Learn more.

Check out the Nat Geo campaign.

FOR EDUCATORS

Learn about the challenge!

Get Tips.

Reduce plastic use as a family.

Make paper straws!

Skip the plastic version.

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