“We all know that plastic is contributing to the literal death of our planet, but are we really personally willing to do anything about it?”
Watch Hayley’s hard-hitting talk below – she received applause throughout the talk and convinced most of the delegates present that it was time to say no to the single-use plastic bag.
Hayley’s passion doesn’t extend to one TED talk only. On Monday, she was at Indaba in Durban – Africa’s biggest travel trade expo – to convince members of the tourism industry to Rethink the [plastic] Bag.
Says Hayley: “For five years now I have been refusing the plastic bag, and I’m doing OK. I’m not feeling deprived, and I’m not feeling inconvenienced.”
Do yourself, and Mother Nature, a favour and watch this video today. Not only do single-use plastic bags have a massive carbon footprint, but they pose a very real and deadly threat to animals on land and in the sea.
Did you know? We, the Two Oceans Aquarium, have banned the plastic bag in our place of work.