All you have to do is take a photo of one thing you want to go plastic-free, whether it's the instant ramen you’re having for lunch or even a bottle of Coca-Cola. Post it across your social media channels with #OnePlasticFreeDay, and voila, that's it.Read More
If you’re looking to minimize your plastic footprint, but also don’t have the time to run to refill stores or spend hours making your own products, you’re not alone. There’s a reason Amazon has become the giant that it has – pure, unadulterated convenience. The only con to ordering those everyday staples through Amazon is the plethora of plastic that comes with each order, no matter how small.Read More
The sheer number of plastic humans and machines have created over the last 70 years is absolutely, positively jaw-sitting-on-the-sidewalk-dropping, as what was once 1.5 million tons of plastic in the 1950s has grown to over 320 million tons and counting.Read More
Everlane, an apparel company headquartered in San Francisco, is changing the way consumers shop with their philosophy of radical transparency.Read More
San Francisco-based LARQ is trying to change the way we drink water by creating the world’s first self-cleaning, reusable and rechargeable water bottle.Read More
Did you know 97% or more of climate scientists believe the shift in global warming is man-made?Read More
If the slogan "reduce, reuse and recycle" has been ingrained in everyone's memory since primary school, why do only less than 10% of plastics ever get recycled?Read More
For her graduation project at the School of Form in Poznan, Poland, design student Roza Janusz has created Scoby, a 100% edible and recyclable packaging alternative.Read More
Jeremy Long, a co-founder of Pela Case, a sustainable phone case company based in Canada, has.Read More
This eco-friendly company is currently doubling down on sustainable packaging and has even launched a package-free store dedicated to ensuring their beloved products do not create a lasting impact on the planet.Read More
Over 45 billion feminine hygiene products are disposed of globally, resulting in 3.2 million kgs of waste every year. During an International Coastal Cleanup in 2013, volunteers picked up 27,938 tampons and applicators in a single day.Read More
Founded by Robyn Shapiro in 2016, Seek strives to normalize the consumption of crickets, and why wouldn't she? They've got a ton of protein and are high in Omega-3s, B12, iron and calcium. For the environmentally-concerned foodie, there’s an abundance of crickets in the world and their production doesn’t release anywhere near the number of greenhouse gases like cattle, sheep, pigs and even chickens.Read More
Did you know that 18 billion pounds of plastic waste flows into the oceans every year? It's no wonder scientists estimate that by 2050 plastic will be more prevalent in our ocean than fish.
So, for the entire month of July, individuals around the world are pledging to go plastic-free to raise awareness for the amount of plastic waste on our planet, and maybe even to kick-start their plastic-free life.Read More
The urge to go strawless is not lost on anyone, nor is the impact that these non-recyclable bits of plastic have on the environment and those who inhabit it.
As of today, Starbucks, one of the heavy hitters for plastic straws, has pledged to replace their iconic green straws from its 28,000 stores with paper and compostable straws and strawless lids.
Sounds awesome, right?Read More
It's 100% easier to eat out for lunch than to take the time to make or prep yours, especially when you find yourself tangling with the snooze button and getting ready for work in the morning. But what about the amount of waste that comes with your takeout? More often than not, it's packaged in plastic or styrofoam, and that means more waste bound for a landfill.Read More
There’s a chance you might opt out of using plastic wrap, instead choosing aluminum foil for your leftovers and sack lunches because you're trying to do right by the environment.Read More