You throw your garbage in the trash, and it gets hauled away — but, do you ever think about where it’s going?
Method Home, Lush, Dell, G-Star RAW and Norton Sunglasses are among the companies putting plastic ocean waste to use in their products & packaging.
We generate 50 million tons of e-waste around the world annually, much of which ends up improperly disposed of in landfills where toxins can leach out…
Diverting your food scraps into kitchen compost can cut down on the waste sent to landfills while helping produce nutrient-rich fertilizer for your garden.
Polyester fleece clothing sure is cozy and comfy, but it just may be trashing our oceans by shedding microfibers in our washing machines that are too small for wastewater treatment facilities to filter out.
The University of Michigan has invested in ways to educate students about saving water and reducing waste in efforts to become one of the greenest large universities in the nation…
What Is the Most Effective Way to Reduce Disposable Plastic Bottles Consumption? A group of high school seniors at Shady Side Academy endeavored to find out…
If you’re like me, you probably take a large number of tin cans to the recycling bin. Kudos to you who recycle these cans. Visualize for a moment a large grocery store. Let your eyes wander up and down the aisles. How many tin cans are there? Probably half of those shelves overflow with these […]
America is overrun with tires. They are one of our biggest disposal headaches. Approximately 1 billion tires are manufactured yearly, while far fewer ever get recycled. They present problems due to their size, weight, and materials. Many end up in a landfill. A pile of tires will collect water and become a great breeding ground […]
It might keep your coffee hot without burning your hand, but plastic foam – more commonly known as Styrofoam – is one of the most harmful materials around when it comes to the environment. This petroleum-based plastic has gained a lot of negative attention in recent years, prompting bans in many cities such as New […]