The Netherlands has just committed to a "ban on some disposable plastic products, educational campaigns on alternatives to single-use plastics ... and the recycling of more plastic products." When plastic enters our oceans, the consequences affect our animals, our drinking water, our environment and more. This step toward fighting the rise of plastic waste is just one of multiple countries' promises to limit the amount of waste they are producing in an effort to fight climate change and the repercussions of plastic waste.

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