Did you know that you can plant trees around the world just from searching online? There is a search engine called Ecosia that plants a tree every time you make a search.
When you purchase something that travels around the world to get to you, do you know how much pollution is created before it reaches your doorstep? Would you believe me if I said, shipping alone is responsible for over 18% of the air pollutants we breathe every day?
Almost everything we use daily is made with some amount of plastic. Our society functions on the production of plastic. We have been blindly addicted to plastic for almost a century, and we fail to recognize that it has been one of the largest contributors of degradation to our environments ever since.