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Weston is taking bold action in the face of climate change  starting with the  Climate Action and Resilience Plan that factors in our vulnerabilities, how we are contributing to a changing climate, and what opportunities we have for positive change.  Follow Weston's Sustainability Coordinator Kortni Wroten as she sheds light on climate issues and what steps residents can take to make a difference.

Jul 16

Plastic Free July: How Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference

Posted on July 16, 2021 at 12:06 PM by Kara Fleming

Enough plastic is thrown away globally each year to wrap around the earth four times! Part of the challenge of managing plastic pollution is how long it takes to erode. Most plastics remain intact for decades or even centuries after disposal, and those that manage to break down into microscopic pieces often get consumed by wildlife, thus moving its way up the global food chain.

Reducing plastic use is an important step to take and it's easier than you might think.

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