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The plastic industry is big business, so how can taking a no-plastic pledge possibly make any difference? Watch the video above to learn how taking the pledge can make a difference.
60 million plastic bags are thrown away every day - about 22 billion each year in the USA alone.
31 million tons of plastic waste were generated in 2010.
Only 8% of the total plastic waste generated in 2012 was recovered for recycling.
Americans alone use 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour and most of them are thrown away.
Plastic bottles take 700 years to begin composting.
In addition to stopping the use of plastic bags, bottles and straws, click below to learn 10 more ways to help reduce the use of plastic.
Tell us what you've done to reduce plastic in your life. Every story will inspire others to take action.