World Ocean Day 2021: Saving Our Blue Planet

World Ocean Day 2021: Saving Our Blue Planet

June 04, 2021

World Ocean Day highlights the huge impact that plastic pollution is having on our planet:

  • Every sixty seconds one garbage truck of plastic is dumped into our oceans. [1]
  • 50% of all plastic produced is for single-use purposes. [2] 
  • By 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. [3]

We know these statistics can be overwhelming.

But as today is World Ocean Day, it’s a conversation we all need to have. 

What is World Ocean Day & how can I get involved?

Every year on 8 June, World Ocean Day brings the world together to celebrate the ocean and take action to protect our beautiful blue planet and create a better future for all of us. [4]

This year, the mission is to encourage world leaders to take action.

That means protecting at least 30% of our oceans by 2030 – a deadline set by leading scientists now just nine years away.

This year’s mission is to get world leaders to commit to protecting at least 30% of our planet by 2030 – a fast-approaching deadline determined by leading scientists.

“By working together, we can -- and will -- protect and restore our shared ocean” [5]

Want to help but unsure where to start?

Sign the 30x30 Campaign for Nature petition here

By signing the petition to protect 30% of our planet by 2030 you can help the campaign, and you can spread the word on social media too!

Once you’ve signed the petition, share the link on your social media and use the following hashtags: #Protect30x30 #WorldOceanDay #OceanClimateAction!

What are we doing to help at Jedz?

Not a single scrap of our packaging contains plastic. That’s a commitment we’ve made to play our part in the fight for our oceans.

Sending our reusable bottles out into the world wrapped in plastic would go completely against our ideals. So, rest assured that your Jedz bottle will arrive plastic free!  

Our long-life reusable water bottles are made from stainless steel, which can be recycled forever.

Because it can be infinitely recycled, your Jedz bottle is the perfect solution to help you quit single-use plastic for good, helping to protect our oceans.

We believe that large-scale change only happens through individual decisions and by making small changes every day – starting with ditching single-use plastic.

See our latest blog for some great tips, tricks and swaps to help you on your sustainability journey!

Thanks for reading,

The Jedz team

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