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10-Step Guide To Making Our Caribbean 2021 More Plastic-Free


Unquestionably, for the safety of the world and humanity and wildlife and the mother nature, we should/ need to reduce the use of conventional plastic. Today, we bring you a 10-Step Guide To Making Your 2020 More Plastic-Free.

1 Shop from ‘zero waste’ stores

You should start shopping from the ‘zero waste’ stores, where you don’t have to think about the wastes.

2 Try to avoid plastic bags

Try to shop properly and always avoid conventional bags. Additionally, you should avoid plastic straws too.

3 Reduce your spending on shopping

You should reduce your shopping list and spending, thus you can also save money and not have to buy anything regarding plastics.

4 Buy some reusable water bottles and coffee cups

You should buy a reusable water bottle and coffee cup. Then you can refill them accordingly.

5 Use sustainable storage containers

You can buy and use various storage containers made with glass, wood, bamboo, etc instead of plastic containers.

6 Purchase un-packaged vegetables and fruits

when you are shopping from the supermarkets, try to buy the un-packaged vegetables and fruits to avoid bad plastics.

7 Use bamboo toothbrush

Instead of plastic toothbrushes, you need to buy and use the biodegradable bamboo toothbrushes.

8 Shift to shampoo and soap bars

You should buy shampoo and soap bars rather than bottles. This way you also minimize the use of plastics.

9 Refill your washing up liquid or laundry detergent

You should refill the washing up liquid or laundry detergent from a vendor and use your old bottles. This way you also reduce the cost of purchase.

10 Use beeswax wrap rather than clingfilm

The Bees-wrap is a ‘fundamental alternative to plastic’ and can be used for several times.


Don’t just read it, you should use these tips to your regular life. Promise to yourself and to the society that you will minimize the use of conventional plastic on this 2021 for the betterment of the world.