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I Tried Going Plastic Free for 30 Days

In July I challenged myself to be a better person. After watching the Netflix-documentary ‘Chasing Coral’ I was devastated. The ocean and the corals are slowly dying. I wrote a long emotional post on my Instagram which you can find here and decided that I would try to be a better person for the ocean by going plastic free for a month. It was quite the challenge and it has definitely changed my opinion on plastic and I can honestly say that I’ve cut my consumption if not in half then at least a LOT.

Of course I thought it was a good idea to film the entire process and make it into a vlog. So this is what I’m presenting to you now. The first part of my plastic free challenge. Part two will come soon so don’t worry!

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The challenge was to cut plastic completely out of my life but I’m not going to lie. I failed. It was so hard! It was much harder than I expected it to be but at the same time I realised that I use less plastic then I think. But it’s the standard things that gets you; shampoo, conditioner, lunch boxes and STRAWS. But I still think I managed pretty well and the most important thing is that I don’t feel discouraged. Instead I’m motivated to keep on going. To slowly become a better person and constantly improve for the climate. So that my future children and their children can experience the same beautiful world as I do.

Have you tried using less plastic? Did you find it hard? I want to know your stories in the comments below! And it would also be nice if you watched the video and told me your thoughts about it and the challenge. Maybe you will try it out for yourself!

 

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