Home Tags Plastic

Tag: plastic

6-products-you-didnt-know-had-a-sustainable-alternative-image

6 Products You Didn’t Know Had Sustainable Alternatives

More and more sustainable alternatives are becoming widely available for many common goods. Check out this list to see what items you can exchange for an eco-friendly alternative.
real-cost-technology-recycle-responsibly

The Real Cost of Technology and Why You Should Recycle Responsibly

Toxic materials such as mercury, lead, arsenic, cadmium, beryllium, chromium and other components of electronics contaminate both the environment and harm the workers processing them. By recycling old electronics locally and responsibly, we make sure that toxic waste is not contributing to environmental or health problems elsewhere in the world.
6-zero-waste-packing-tips

6 Zero-Waste Packing Tips

Whether it is making better purchasing decisions, or exploring zero-waste packing skills for your next vacation, ideas are power. So how do we jump on board the zero-waste travel adventure? Here are six considerations.
albatross-film-plastic-feed-animals-no-matter-far-away-fly

Albatross: A Film About the Plastic We Feed to All Animals, No Matter How...

The movie Albatross shows the heart-wrenching reality of the effects of ocean plastic, in even the most remote parts of the world. Plastic has been found in 9 out of 10 birds, indicating that there is no longer an area of the planet where this debris isn’t wreaking havoc.
10-tips-going-plastic-free

10 Tips for Going Plastic-Free For Beginners

There is no question that plastic is a gigantic problem around the globe, without exception. Here are 10 ways you can go plastic-free and contribute to the preservation of our planet.
ikea-pledges-to-ditch-single-use-plastic-products

Ikea Pledges to Ditch Single-Use Plastic Products

Swedish furniture chain Ikea is to phase out single-use plastic products within two years. It announced that it was acting to promote a more sustainable life for consumers amid growing concerns about the effects of plastic on the environment.
plastic-waste-reaches-antarctica

Plastic Waste Reaches Antarctica

Snow and ice samples taken from Antarctica have revealed that plastic contamination has finally reached one of man's least touched areas on earth.
one-dead-whale-80-plastic-bags-found-stomach

One Dead Whale, 80 Plastic Bags Found in Stomach

A pilot whale, found in a canal in the province of Songkhla, Southern Thailand, died last Friday with 8 kilograms of plastic stuck in its stomach.
darwins-paradise-hit-by-plastic-waste

Darwin’s Paradise Hit by Plastic Waste

The Galapagos Islands, which were the founding of Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection, are facing a new threat - plastic waste.
plastic-faces-axe-in-europe

Plastic Faces Axe in Europe

The initiative could see the EU banning everything from plastic cutlery and straws to drink stirrers and cotton buds to reduce single-use litter.