The landfill – and the Western mode of managing waste in general – is garbage (pun intended) and isn’t going to be very feasible in the future. Especially since population growth is expected to reach 9.6 billion people by 2050. That’s going to be a lot of waste to deal with.
Plastic sucks. And plastic bags suck even worse. Each year, 5 trillion plastic bags are used worldwide – that’s 160,000 bags per second.
Be honest: have you ever had a pang of conscience for using coffee pods? I’m sure you did, and that’s a good thing. Because it shows you’re aware of the problems they cause.
Is there anything more frustrating than investing in an “eco-friendly product” only to find out that the company stretched some facts in their marketing? Sometimes, it seems like it is impossible to find truly honest products that are good for the environment.
More and more companies are promoting their products or packaging as “biodegradable” or “compostable”. That sounds good to us as consumers – somehow more environmentally friendly, right?
The moment has come. You and your partner have said your “I dos”, exchanged the first kiss, and are now triumphantly marching back down the aisle. Is there anything that can make this moment any more exciting?
We all love the little things that help to brighten up our days, and glitter is a great way to do so, especially in an environment where you are free to do so such as a festival. Festival culture and glitter have grown even closer together in recent years and at many US festivals it …
Pollution is very much a hot topic in the modern age—and with good reason. As humans have evolved and our industries, population, and production have exploded, so has pollution.
When you buy a new pair of sunglasses, it is usually for at least one of the following two reasons: to protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays, or to look stylish. While those are perfectly valid reasons to buy sunglasses, there’s a catch: conventional sunglasses also contribute unnecessarily to the pollution of …
Disposable plastic bottles are not only bad for the environment, but they are also suspected to be a risk to our health. A recent shift in momentum has seen many people move away from disposable plastic bottles. This is a smart move — we all need to be more responsible, as a civilization, about the products …