6 ways to reduce our plastic waste at home. It seems our world has reached its plastic carrying capacity. In the past several months alone, multiple whales beached due to starvation & dehydration from the accumulation of plastic bags in their stomachs. Plastic doesn't biodegrade, when it breaks down, it simply breaks down to smaller pieces. I decided to create a more environmentally friendly & sustainable home. It takes commitment and a willingness to change long held habits.