It’s just one straw,one cup and one plastic”-7.7 Billion people
It’s crazy how hundreds of thousands of sea birds and sea creatures die every year because of plastics. Plastic that we consume everyday and we throw everyday and this has to stop while we still have a chance to save this earth.
Eco bricks is one of the solution to stop plastics in the ocean. Ecobricks are reuseable bricks that are created by drying up plastics and putting it in a plastic bottle until a certain density is met.
An Ecobrick is a reusable building block created by packing clean and dry used plastic into a plastic bottle to a set density. Ecobricks enable us to take personal responsibility for our plastic
I am guilty of using a lot of plastic especially now that I am a skincare and makeup enthusiast. I use mask pack almost everyday, whenever I order online the courier also use plastic to secure the orders and the products are tightly covered with plastic bubble wraps.
I know eco bricking can be time consuming but what I do is to collect the plastic and save a certain day to wash and cut them all. There are some drop off points where you can donate your ecobricks so they can use it to build different projects such as eco brick walls.
It’s so fulfilling to finish a 1L bottle full of plastic. It was difficult but I was so happy that my plastic didn’t end up on a landfill.
For more information, you could check out Ecobricks Philippines. There you can have more information about the drop off points and other requirements for the ecobrick
Wait. You might be saying that you are using and patronizing “Biodegradable”plastic but hear me out when I say that those plastic doesn’t really degrade but instead they turn into micro plastic. Micro plastic are very tiny particles that ends up in the ocean and even plankton ends up eating it.
Let’s all do our part to save the environment.
ECO BRICK ORG AND PHILIPPINES