7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2020

Celebrating Earth Day this year is a bit different as many of us are under protective Stay-at-Home orders. However, we’ve found so many wonderful activities for you to try at…

DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipes

With the current COVID-19 outbreak, more people are beginning to take personal hygiene seriously. We all want to do our part to keep our community safe, but we don’t have to sacrifice our low waste lifestyle to do it! Staying clean and healthy is not synonymous with single-use!

Research Shows Explosion of Plastic Pollution In The Ocean Since WWII

The dramatic increase in plastic pollution is undeniable. There are entire islands in the ocean now known as Trash Islands, as massive amounts of plastic wash up on shore daily.…

Study: It’s Raining Plastic in The Rocky Mountains

One of America’s national treasures is contaminated, thanks to plastic rain. While that might sound like something out of a sci-fi movie, it’s legitimately raining pieces of plastic in the Colorado Rockies.

Contact Lenses Contribute to Mounting Plastic Pollution

Millions of Americans wear contact lenses, but research suggests many people aren’t disposing of them properly. A recent study shows at least 21% of contact wearers flush contacts down the…

Your Complete Guide to Zero-Waste Holidays

The holidays are filled with merriment and joy, but they can also be filled with a whole lot of garbage. Fortunately, we have created a complete guide to make your Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanza, Festivous, etc. waste-free.

A Devoted Ocean Cleanup Volunteer Give Ups, Says Plastic Pollution is Too Great

For the past four years, Alan Cookson has devoted his spare time to cleaning local beaches. Cookson has led countless groups of volunteers on litter-pick-up trips, but the dedicated volunteer…

Eco-Friendly Halloween Hacks

It’s that time of year again and the ghosts and ghouls are ready for a hauntingly good time, but there is one spooky character that isn’t invited to this party-plastic! While going totally zero-waste can be difficult for this particular holiday, there are a lot of ways that you can still be eco-friendly and reduce waste!

Video: 5 Stats That Show Why We Need to Ditch Plastic

Plastic is poisoning our oceans and harming marine wildlife.

Recycling is Killing the Earth

For decades now we have all felt like we are doing our part and contributing to a better world because we throw our trash into the blue bin. We site…

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Video: Recycling Myths That Will Make You Ditch Plastic

Recycling isn’t the answer to pollution, but when combined with other sustainable practices like refill we can create a solution. Check out these top recycling myths that will make you…

We’re Destroying Paradise-One Piece of Trash at a Time

Vacationing on the coast of Italy, France, Monaco or Spain is a dream for many of us, but what happens when those white sand beaches you’ve been fantasizing about become…

2 Innovative Companies Tackling One of America’s Biggest Problems: Plastic Pollution

Plastic pollution has become an overwhelming problem.

Services that are Making Going Green Easy

With the pressure to reduce waste increasing, and more legislation banning or restricting single-use items, many people are feeling the need to take steps toward the zero-waste lifestyle. However, many…

Crayola Goes Green with ColorCycle

Crayola goes green with their introduction of ColorCycle! The system is simple, all you need to do is: -Collect dead markers at your school, home or business – Print out…