Plastic... not so fantastic
Unitywater's Water on Tap program encourages
people to keep our waterways clean and our local ocean creatures protected from
plastic pollution by simply drinking tap water instead of bottled water.
Queensland banned plastic shopping bags on 1 July 2018. Let's do the same with
single-use plastic water bottles!
Refilling your reusable water bottle
at the tap is cheaper and better for the environment. It’s a great
way to reduce your plastic waste and to help the beautiful environment
that surrounds us.
Did you know?
Every year, more
than 7 million tonnes of rubbish ends up in the world’s oceans, 80% of which is
biodegrades; it just breaks up into smaller and smaller pieces, gradually
turning our waterways and oceans into ‘plastic soup’.
is extremely harmful to wildlife that become entangled or mistake litter for
food, resulting in injury or death.
30% of turtle deaths in Moreton Bay are caused by the ingestion of plastic
causes the death of 100,000 marine mammals per year, including dugongs, turtles
Source: Healthy Waterways