The Plastic Problem: Pollution

Jacques Cousteau, the renowned underwater researcher and pioneering marine conservationist, once said, “Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.” Sadly, he was right. Unsightly plastic waste litters our oceans and shorelines, spoiling our enjoyment of swimming, surfing, or simply spending some leisure time at the […]

Advantages of Using Eco-Friendly Bags

With so much plastic building up in our environment – from the tops of the mountains to the bottom of the ocean – It is imperative that we find a solution to plastic pollution. Plastic, unlike many other modern materials, not only requires valuable resources to produce, such as petroleum and natural gas, but also permeates the environment on […]

Will Innovation Solve The Plastic Problem?

Plastics are everywhere…  Think about your most essential daily activities. How many times do you come into contact with plastic before you even start your day? Toothbrush. Toothpaste. Comb. Shampoo. Body wash. Loofa. Deodorant… okay I’m ready for a cup of coffee – hopefully you’re taking your own reusable cup to Starbucks. Our biggest issue: […]

Benefits of Using Reusable Shopping Bags

Immediate and Unexpected Benefits of Replacing Single Use Plastics with Reusables We all have that space tucked away in our house reserved for unwanted plastic bags. Yes, they may come in handy, but there’s also a hesitation there to throw them away immediately after receiving them (The average person uses a plastic bag for only […]

The Problem with Disposable Cups

WHAT ARE DISPOSABLE CUPS AND WHY ARE THEY SUCH A BIG PROBLEM? Our love for coffee and other takeaway foods supports an enormous consumption of disposable cups around the world (billions every year). It’s a growing environmental problem that deserves attention. If you’re not 100% clear on why disposable cups are such a big problem, […]

Why Are Cloth Bags Better Than Plastic?

It’s becoming more and more common to see shoppers using their own cloth tote when they go shopping. Stores are beginning to pose the question, “Do you need a bag?” And many countries and companies around the world are looking to reduce their plastic use by taxing or banning plastic bags altogether. When this happens, […]