written by Beverley Golden, a member of The Blue Dot movement.
"The consequences of plastic pollution on human health and the health of the environment are real, with predictions that the plastic industry has plans to drastically increase plastic production over the next five years. Yet, I have renewed hope each time I see a young entrepreneur taking on the plastic crisis in an innovative way. There are a myriad of options now to choose alternatives to plastic in our daily lives, along with initiatives to clean up the plastic mess we’re currently drowning in. Here’s a few who are committed to making a difference for the planet.”