racer Lewis Hamilton took to Instagram this week after a self-imposed beach
clean up, pleading with consumers not buy plastic and voicing his contempt for
‘Had to do
A video shared
to Instagram by the athlete showed a trash pile he’d happened upon in Mykonos,
and opted to clean up – noting on the screen that it was ‘nothing’ compared to
waste distributed globally.
In the caption
he wrote: “We couldn’t stand by, we had to do something.”
story showed the athlete surrounded by multiple bags of trash after the clean
pled with his followers not only to recycle, but to ‘stop supporting companies
that are blindly fixated on their profits at the expense of our beautiful
planet and its environment’.
exclusively focused on plastic, Hamilton has previously urged his followers to
stop supporting companies that exploit animals to turn a profit, sharing an
animal agriculture expose and asking that they too ‘go plant-based’.