#28 I quit plastics, with Kate Nelson The Plastic Free Mermaid
Kate Nelson has been disposable plastic free for 10 years. You might also know Kate as the sparkly, magical Plastic Free Mermaid.
Kate says she first learnt the damage plastic was doing to our marine eco-systems when she volunteered at the Ocean Futures Society. She learnt that plastics do not break down but rather break up into tiny microscopic toxic pieces which are then consumed by marine life and make their way up the food chain.
Shocked and horrified by what she was learning, Kate has been advocating for and creating a plastic free revolution ever since.
This is Kate’s story.
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