Trav­el­ling with­out plas­tic

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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

Dis­pos­able hol­i­day? Plas­tic cups and straws pol­lute the en­vi­ron­ment

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