Companies are changing for the better! Thank you to Ikea, Royal Caribbean and Sea World for banning plastic straws and bags from your facilities. Let's hope your strong stance will influence others (shareholders) of other large companies to follow suit. Learn about these changes (which can't come soon enough!) HERE!
Habits are hard to break but this one will help us all, especially our wonderful sea creatures, who are the ones hurting from our plastic overload. Remember if you can't use it refuse it! Let's reject straws and plastic bags! We have more power by just saying no.
China has stopped purchasing our recyclables unless we start "cleaning" up our act! They give us a 0.5 % buffer of impurities...Otherwise our garbage stays here. Keep it clean and learn about our predicament in San Francisco, HERE!
As we push to be a zero waste city by 2020 (that's two years!) let's be more cognizant about what we purchase. If you can't reuse it, refuse it! That means avoid one use plastics! Try it. See if you can take a tally of what you pick up at the grocery store. You might be throwing away more than you think. The bottom line, this stuff we are throwing out is building up.
After all it's quite easy! Say, "No Thanks" to the straw in your drink, to the lids for your take out coffee's. A little bit every day, makes a huge difference! Even the Royals are jumping on the Green bandwagon. Check it out HERE!
The non profit, Ocean Cleanup, has begun the process of taking plastics out of the ocean! Learn about this massive project HERE!
The material that we've come to know in nearly every purchase we make, may define this day in Age. Check it out HERE!
Technology is amazing! A father daughter team have found a creative way to clean up our ocean and save sea life with this multitasking Robo-fish! Learn about it HERE.
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