5 Companies & People to Follow That Are Working To Wake Everyone Up

Here are some great follows for less plastic waste activism.

Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of companies, leaders and organizations who have made commitments to be plastic-free and work tirelessly to get others to take the pledge. Their blogposts, site and emails are incredibly informative and worth subscribing to. Follow them on Instagram where they post information about current petitions, informative articles and industry wins.

LA Compost has been around since 2013 and has grown from a group of friends and family to a vast network of volunteers coordinating a massive composting infrastructure. They collect organic waste where people gather (farmers markets, schools, etc), compost locally and educate along the way. Follow them on Instagram for upcoming events and to learn more about the importance of compost.

The Environmental Media Association (EMA) uses their star-studded network to promote change within the entertainment industry. They are a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to promoting green initiatives through annual programming, role-modeling & content creation all geared towards making people live a more sustainable life. Make sure to follow them on Instagram.

Dr. Sarah-Jeanne Royer is an oceanographer who is currently working on her 2nd post-doctorate in plastic and microfiber degradation. She has devoted her life and work to understanding the effects of plastic pollution on marine life and our environment. She is literally a doctor in plastic waste and someone we should all be led by when forming standards and policy on plastic.

Lonely Whale was co-founded by Adrian Grenier and is an incubator for innovative ideas that’s sole purpose is to protect our oceans. From their work engaging young people through educational bootcamps and school programs to the bringing together of giant companies like DELL, HP and Ikea that collect ocean waste and turn it into usable materials, they are a non profit important to stay connected to.

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