While Veterans Day is a special day to recognize men and women across the country who have, or continue to, dedicate their lives to serving the American people, our appreciation does not have to stop with one day. By doing a little research, getting involved in your community, and shopping a little more mindful, you can show your thanks and appreciation to veterans year-round.
The idea of ditching plastic for an entire month can be intimidating, even for those of us who are into minimalism and working towards a zero-waste life. And really, the strictness of your Plastic Free July is up to you. But here’s one thing to keep in mind, you can still use things that are plastic – like your food storage containers – as the idea is to reduce single-use disposable plastic.