Avoid single-use plastics! Also known as disposable plastics and include items that are only meant to be used once before they are thrown away. Such items include grocery bags, food packaging, bottles, straws, containers, cups, and cutlery. There are various ways that you can limit your use of single-use plastics. There are various reusable shopping bag options that you can get from your local grocery store, or if you want a more aesthetic looking one, you can look online for some reusable bags that have images or phrases that you like. Regarding bottles and straws, you can refuse the use of plastic straws if you are able and you can buy a reusable water bottle at the majority of stores in your area. If you are unable to do these things, you can learn to dispose of your plastic items properly, whether they belong in the recycling or in the garbage.