That’s why eco shopping bags are a turtle’s best friend. You see, people are already working out ways to clean rubbish from the oceans. It’s going to take a while, but it can be done. Now we just need to get everyone on board with keeping it from making its way right back in.
Did you know that nearly a thousand sea turtles die from plastics in the ocean each year? Many of them get tangled up in discarded fishing refuse, but sea turtles have been known to eat plastic bags as well. The turtle can’t help it. Usually, it has tasty treats wrapped inside!