Reducing Plastic at Home

Reducing plastic use in your home can be a challenging thought, but there are many small things you can do to add up to a big difference! 

Below are links to pages and products that will help you live with less plastic, and the environment will thank you for it!

(Please note, Don't Trash a Good Thing/  the Houston-Galveston Regional Trash and Marine Debris Summit Group does not formally endorse or receive funding from these companies. )


Click on the headings below for links.

Pages with Reduction Tips

NDRC- 10 Ways to Reduce Plastic Pollution

The best thing we can do to protect our waterways is try to keep as much plastic as possible out of the waste stream in the first place. The good news? There are many small ways you can have a big impact.

Oceanic Society- 7 Ways To Reduce Ocean Plastic Pollution Today

Everyone can do something to reduce the amount of plastic that enters the ocean. Here are seven ways you can make a difference. 


This webpage was set up to communicate and share our progress as we initiate, develop and begin acting on the Greater Houston-Galveston Trash-Based Aquatic

Action Plan. Please note the purpose of this action plan is to serve as a guidance document or a central point of reference for improved collaboration and coordination among the multitude of stakeholders across the greater Houston-Galveston region, to avoid duplication and optimize the efficiency and efficacy of efforts.

The document is not intended to be regulatory or specifically binding on actions or timeframes.