Travelling without plastic
Here are some global organizations that are working to make travel more environmentally friendly by eliminating or reducing plastic.
Responsible Travel’s new plastic-free guide includes 40 holidays, the majority of which are sailing or diving trips. www.responsibletravel.com/holidays/no-single-useplastic
Travelers Against Plastic (TAP) lists 250 travel companies that have signed its pledge to reduce the use of plastic water bottles, which it plans to extend to all single-use plastic. www.travelersagainstplastic.org
Water at Airports lists water fountains at airports around the world. https://wateratairports.com
The Zero Cabin Waste project looks at how airline waste can be disposed of in a more environmentally friendly way. www.cabinwaste.eu/en/zero-cabin-wasteproject
Surfers Against Sewage is inviting people to become plastic-free community leaders with the aim of establishing 125 plastic-free communities in Britain by 2020. www.sas.org.uk
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