13 ways to save the Earth from pollution

You might use plastic water bottles, yogurt cups, and straws for just a day, but they can remain in the environment for years. And that pollution can harm habitatsand the animals that live there. Cut down Earth’s trash with these tips. Want more ways to ditch plastic? Check out Kids Vs. Plastic to take a Planet Protector pledge and get tons more Earth-saving tips.

Photo credits: Stephan Bonk, Shutterstock (balloons); Nokuro, Shutterstock (bottles); Ariel Skelly, Getty Images (clean up); Kerdkanno, Shutterstock (ice cream): Shawn Jackson, Dreamstime (dolphin): Kanittha Boon, Shutterstock (straws); Sergey Uryadnikov / Shutterstock (sea bird)