Plastic trash is a very real problem. The world’s oceans are rapidly filling up with litter, primarily plastic; and it can interfere with animals, their habitats, and the food chain. Plastic can be useful, but there are lots of times plastic is just not necessary. When you reduce the amount of plastic you use, and recycle the plastic you do use, it can add up and have an impact. If you really want to make a difference you can throw your support behind retailers that are also doing their part to reduce the use of plastic, and help consumers kick the plastic bag habit.