Why should I take care of plastic pollution?
Water in plastic bottles is tru%ked up. No joke, almost all of the plastic bottles sold in Tahoe are filled with city water from downhill.
Even worse, every bottle left outside breaks into tiny toxic pieces. Those microplastics contaminate the environment in a process that scientists call “gross.”
Want to hear it straight from the scientists? Sure thing! Here’s some light-ish reading.
Funding for this project came from the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.