Plastic is rapidly transforming our world allowing us to manufacture cheap, durable products at a scale never thought possible. Of the many products we use in our daily lives you’d..
Photo Credit: Sessions.edu We all know that plastic bottles are bad for the environment, but if you do use them, you recycle them. Right? But what about the plastic bottle..
Photo Credit: Treehugger Although there have been a number of city-level bans on plastic bags in the United States, Hawaii is the first state to pass a statewide law regarding..
If you celebrate Easter and have some last-minute shopping to do, here are some tips for keeping your Easter basket eco-friendly! Make sure you choose your Easter chocolate wisely! For..
We generate a lot of trash. In 2010, Americans generated more than 250 tons of garbage. That’s a lot! Did you know that the cleaning services industry brings in more..
Photo Credit: Treehugger In 2010, Japan recycled 77 percent of its plastic waste, making it one of the top plastic recyclers in the world. This is an improvement over 2006..
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Styrofoam is bad, don’t use it. Not only does Styrofoam, a brand of polystyrene, sit in landfills indefinitely, but it is..
Credit: Compleat Whether your coffee cup is made from paper or Styrofoam, the lid is probably plastic. And we all know how bad plastic can be for the environment… A..
Photo Credit: Treehugger Sunnyvale and Monterey are joining 14 other jurisdictions in California to ban plastic shopping bags. Retailers and grocery stores will be banned from handing out plastic bags,..