Category Archives: Reducing Plastic

Celebrate World Oceans Day, June 8th, 2019

On Saturday, June 8, 2019, people around the planet will celebrate World Oceans Day. What will you be doing to honor and protect our shared oceans? Plastic pollution of our oceans is an overwhelming environmental threat and has a devastating effect on the health of the oceans and marine life. Each year, more than 8 […]

How Plastic Packaging Can Impact Our Health

Throughout your day, you probably come in contact with some type of plastic packaging material. Whether it be what your food is wrapped in or the plastic protecting the gift that arrived at your front door. In fact, packaging is currently the largest market for plastic, consisting of 42 percent of all plastic ever produced. […]

How To Go Green This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is all about love. It’s the perfect time to show our mothers and grandmothers how much we love them by also loving Mother Earth. Holidays can be tricky when it comes to making eco-friendly choices with all the cards, gifts, and meals involved. But with a few simple changes, we can express our […]

4 Ways to Make Your Sleep Routine More Environmentally Friendly

If you’re environmentally conscious, you may spend all day trying to minimize your ecological impact. Bedtime is the time of day you don’t have to worry about anything, right? Not quite.  While you might not think of bedtime as an opportunity to make a big impact, there are many parts of your routine that can […]

Why We Need To Understand the History of Plastic Before We Can Tackle The Problem

To most effectively tackle a daunting challenge, it’s best to first take a step back and get perspective. Let’s look at the history of plastic to figure out how we got here in the first place. Who invented plastic? Why did plastic become so popular? What are the situations in which plastic is necessary and […]