One simple step to protect wildlife

May 18, 2012
Plastic can/bottle holders cut up

Summer weather’s here –or around the corner– and with it comes a spike in consumption of canned and bottled beverages.

Before discarding the plastic rings that keep a six-pack together, cut them so no holes remain. If left intact, birds and turtles get caught in the rings. It’s a little thing that can prevent an awful death.

Many decades ago, my mother saw me snipping the rings and asked about it. From then on, she, too, snipped. It made me smile then and still makes me smile.  How about you? Do you snip?

Better yet, buy beverages in large recyclable bottles and serve them from reusable glass and plastic glasses.

Small, every-day actions can make a big difference. Thank you.


2 comments on “One simple step to protect wildlife
  1. Jessica Kirste says:

    Please remove my duck photo you had no right at all to take and use it without permission this is a copyright violation and if it not removed I am going to contact the website host about this abuse!

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