Going Green & Keeping Our Oceans Blue

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Picture Courtesy - The Ocean Cleanup

Did you know that more than 5 TRILLION pieces of plastic currently litter the ocean? Plastic waste has drifted together and accumulated in the ocean in 5 garbage patches. The largest of those is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch between California and Hawaii.

Ocean Clean-Up

As travelers, each of us is responsible to do our bit about keeping the world a clean place! We at the, Globus family of brands, are doing our bit! On World Environment Day, the Globus family of brands announced plan to increase sustainability efforts and reduce waste while also contributing to The Ocean Cleanup: A non-profit organization focused on ridding the world’s oceans of plastics.

Ocean CleanUp
The Ocean Cleanup to Remove Plastic Pollution from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Photo: Pierre AUGIER for The OCEAN CLEANUP

As a part of its increased sustainability efforts, the Globus family of brands – comprised of Globus, Cosmos, Monograms and Avalon Waterways – is giving an option to travelers to be able to choose e-documents over printed travel itineraries, prior to their vacations. When they choose the eco-friendly option – eliminating paper and plastic use and waste – the Globus family will donate funds to The Ocean Cleanup to aid in their unprecedented efforts to clean-up the world’s oceans.

It is the mission of The Ocean Cleanup to eliminate half of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 5 years. This is to ultimately, to keep our oceans clean. Every change starts with one person – help us work toward a cleaner planet!

To learn more, visit TheOceanCleanup.com.

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