The Plastic Bag Diet We are in a plastic crisis. Plastic pollution is everywhere we look, smothering our oceans and poisoning communities around the world. Meanwhile, Big Plastic only plans to expand production. We need to chart a different course. This is a story about a plot to trash the planet and the global movement rising up to stop it. It's not that plastic waste in our world is mismanaged; it's that there is so much plastic being produced that it's unmanageable. Solutions start ...[READ MORE]
People often claim the reasons they buy bottled water is because of convenience, supposed health benefits, and better taste. Yet, a majority of consumers cannot identify any valid reasons as to why they choose bottled water over a reusable bottle. In a way, you could assert that filling up a reusable water bottle for the day is more convenient than finding a store that sells bottled water and having to wait in the check-out line to pay. Many studies have shown that using a reusable bottle is not ...[READ MORE]
Use Less Plastic from TakePart on Vimeo. Every piece of plastic ever made still exists today, and much of this plastic has traveled from our hands to our oceans. The most important thing you can do is use less plastic. Join the Blue movement and sign the plastic pledge at SaveMyOceans.com.
Contestant #5 in our blog contest: Article by Katrina Oakley There are many ways to live Green these days. Green living is in. Everywhere you look there are Green products. There are, Green furniture, Green electronics, appliances, food packaging, even Green cars. There are many ways to live a Greener life. Think about what you use in your daily life. What types of food do you eat? What type of car do you drive? Is your home Green? What can you do in your daily activities to be more Green? ...[READ MORE]
Contestant #1 in our blog contest: Article by Jay Glasgow 60+ Million Plastic Bottles enter our Oceans, Bays & Rivers every year! Monday, February 21, 2011 Jay Glasgow Drinking Water Containers – Fashionable & Eco-friendly? You would think there’s not a decent source of water for thousands of miles, considering the billions of dollars we spend on bottled drinking water. Containers with a brand name attached give us the impression that somehow we are guaranteeing our safety ...[READ MORE]