“Portlanders Marcelle and Edward Abel are an active couple who enjoy traveling and hiking with their 11-year-old twins. Like many eco-conscious couples, they fill reusable bottles with water to take with them on trips. But — as is often the case with many of us — when their reusable containers run dry, there is little alternative to buying plastic-bottled water.
The Abels are loath to buy single-use plastic. Growing awareness of the damage the material has on the planet has led to consumers seeking alternative packaging. Haunting images of marine creatures dying because of ingesting or becoming trapped in discarded plastic has led to growing consumer backlash against plastic.”
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