Category Archives: Recycling

Just Say No to the Plastic Straw

Just Say No to the Plastic Straw

While it’s true over 8 million tons of plastic debris flows into the world’s oceans every year, it’s not always clear exactly which products are the greatest offenders. Could it be the plastic water bottle? Perhaps. Or maybe it is the polyethylene coating we so often find wrapped tightly around different food items at the… Read More…

How One Innovator’s Dream Could Actually Conquer Pollution

How One Innovator’s Dream Could Actually Conquer Pollution

If you’ve been paying attention to the environmental plight of the ocean, you have likely heard stories about the Great Garbage Patch of the Pacific. This swirling vortex of marine debris particles—primarily consisting of microplastics and chemical sludge—was recently discovered around 1985 by some researchers in Alaska. These high concentrations of human-generated waste have created… Read More…

What Can We Learn from the Polluted Oceans of the Past?

What Can We Learn from the Polluted Oceans of the Past?

Despite decades of environmental effort to clean up the world’s oceans, they remain polluted by discarded plastic, random trash, industrial waste, and microplastics. It is one of the biggest problems in the world today. While the solution surely involves evolution in thinking, many experts and researchers also assert the answer lies in an improvement to… Read More…

Down and Dirty: Composting in a Few Easy Steps

Down and Dirty: Composting in a Few Easy Steps

If you are into farming or even just tending a small garden at home, composting is an extremely useful practice. Without it, there is no way to turn organic waste into something valuable and pragmatic. Composting is a waste management practice that allows microorganisms like bacteria and fungi to break down organic material into simpler… Read More…

How 3 of the Most Sustainable Companies in the World Might Save It

How 3 of the Most Sustainable Companies in the World Might Save It

The problems surrounding the environment are substantial, and as such, they require big solutions. But while creating laws and regulations designed to protect the ecosystem are important, they are likely not enough to completely address the issue. Because of this, it is essential for companies, people, and really the entire planet to start thinking of… Read More…