Over the last 50 years, plastic products have become almost irreplaceable in our lives and are used in huge quantities across the world. In the UK alone, 15 million plastic bottles are used every day.
As plastic is very cheap and versatile around 50% of the plastic items we produce are single use products and subsequently get thrown away almost immediately.
Plastic often ends up in the oceans where it harms marine life and their habitats with 663 species around the world harmed by plastic every year. No ocean on Earth is unaffected by plastic pollution.
Here are 10 creative ideas for reusing your plastic bottle – they are fun and could also save you money!
Global Ocean is a marine conservation charity based in London intent on spreading the word on plastic pollution in our oceans. Get more great resources from Global Ocean here and on its website, globalocean.org.uk, you can also follow on Twitter at @GlobalOcean1.
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