More on Plastic Bags Plastic Bag Ban Community Page – Changing The World Together, One Bag at a Time What are the Pros and Cons of Banning Plastic Bags? Life … [Read full article]
Here’s an interesting infographic that a friend of the site passed along. As the title indicates it’s on the life cycle of a plastic bag: Source: Factor Direct Promos
Companies are consistently trying to churn out new, green materials to help us save the world (or stop destroying it). However, one material that has been around for ages … [Read full article]
It is certainly both odd as well as obvious to claim that plastic bags do not have deep inner thoughts. They do not cherish, yearn, regret, or hope. They … [Read full article]
Where does trash really go? A common misconception is that if we simply throw something away, then it will magically go to a place where we can forget about … [Read full article]
We’ve written about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch in the past on a few occasions. However, it seems it’s a hot topic right now (perhaps getting some national TV news … [Read full article]
I had the idea to do this cartoon last October after reading this article on EcoSnobberySucks. But when I read in the latest issue of Mother Jones Magazine that Komen … [Read full article]
NEW YORK — Eighty-five percent of consumers think that bio-based/renewable also means biodegradable — Steve Mojo, executive director of the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) said this during a recent … [Read full article]
Plastic — it is everywhere and, while it has helped humanity in some ways, it is also wreaking havoc on ecosystems and organisms around the world (including humans). Here is an interesting infographic with some stunning and disturbing information on how much plastic we use, what problems it’s linked to, plastic in the ocean, BPA, and plastic’s ridiculously long lifespan. The most interesting line of the infographic, in my opinion, is this one: “every piece of plastic made still exists today.” But, really, there’s a ton of interesting info here:
BPA is all around us, in low levels at least, but there are ways to reduce the unnecessary BPA exposures to your baby when it counts the most.
We’ve got another chance for you to win a great new book here on Planetsave, but it’s not only a book you could win. The “plastic-free prize pack” (see the image below) includes a starter kit for living green, a tote bag, food containers, a water bottle and more (see the full list, 10 items in total, and how to enter at the bottom of the page).
Becky Striepe of our sister site Ecoscraps recently shared a pretty amazing photo of the plastic contents of a juvenile green sea turtle’s stomach (shown above).
Seventh Generation liquid laundry detergent will soon have a new look. They are introducing a new bottle made of recycled cardboard and newspaper and 66% less plastic.