Top 10 Tips for Using Less Plastic

January 18, 2017 at 7:09 pm




Every bit of plastic ever created still exists. It’s toxic and never goes away. So the less we can use, the better.

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Single-use, disposable plastic is presenting the biggest problem for our environment. Here are 10 easy ways to make a big difference:

Shampoo Bars – The Ultimate Shampoo Solution

January 17, 2017 at 4:56 pm

No plastic, No Chemicals, No Conditioner, Less Money + Beautiful, Shiny, Healthy Hair




-1It’s almost impossible to find a shampoo without toxic chemicals. Even the expensive brands are made almost entirely of impossible-to-pronounce synthetic ingredients. So-called “natural’ brands have replaced cancer-causing preservatives like parabens with phenoxyethanol, which isn’t much better. And you pretty much can’t find a brand – no matter how organic – without alcohol, which totally dries out and damages your hair, causing your scalp to go into overdrive producing oils to heal it.

Sushi is Going Extinct!

January 13, 2017 at 12:32 am

Sushi eaters are pushing all their favorite fish to the brink of extinction. If extreme conservation measures aren’t taken, we will see the end of sushi as we know it within the next decade or two:




Adidas Makes Shoes Out of Plastic From the Ocean

November 19, 2016 at 4:57 am

Adidas is helping clean up the ocean by fishing out plastic bottles and using them to make shoes




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With estimates that there will be more plastic in the sea than fish, pound for pound, by 2050, the more that can be done to reduce it, the better.

Time to Rethink Plastic

October 21, 2016 at 1:21 am





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Plastic is piling up in our landfills, oceans, beaches, drinking water, food and bodies. It’s destroying our health and our planet, and it’s never going away.

“Plastic is a substance the earth cannot digest,” says actor Jeff Bridges in the video below. “Every bit of plastic that has ever been created still exists.”

Brewery Creates Edible Six-Pack Rings that Feed, Rather Than Kill, Marine Life

October 5, 2016 at 3:54 pm

Craft brewery could influence big beer and soft drink companies to replace plastic six-pack rings with edible ones, potentially saving millions of sea creatures




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A brewery started by surfers, fishermen and “people who love the sea” has developed edible ring-holders for their six-packs of beer.

The material – made of barley and wheat remnants from the brewing process – is 100-percent biodegradable and safe for fish, turtles, birds and other marine life to eat, unlike the plastic ring-holders that are now killing them by the millions.

Five Simple Ways to Save Trees and Ourselves

October 4, 2016 at 2:31 pm




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Global Forest Watch calculates that the pre-industrial world was covered by a vast 24 million square miles of forest. In the past 150 years humans have cut that number in half. Less than 5 million of the remaining 12 million square miles of forest is original high-grade or “old growth” forest.

Europe has only 5 thousand square miles of this “frontier” forest left, on a continent that was once almost entirely woodland. Deforestation there drove colonial efforts into west Africa, where the ancient mahogany forests are now severely decimated.

Atmospheric Carbon Levels Just Hit the Point of No Return

October 4, 2016 at 2:45 am

It’s not “the end of the world,” just the end of the world as we know it… and maybe that’s a good thing





Polar Bear and global warmingAtmospheric carbon levels have hit what some scientists have called “the point of no return” – the point at which no amount of cutbacks on greenhouse gas emissions will save us from potentially catastrophic global warming.

March marked the first time atmospheric carbon levels remained at 400 ppm or higher for a month straight, and as of the end of September (when carbon levels usually take a dip), Scripps Institute of Oceanography is predicting we won’t be seeing a monthly average below 400 ppm anytime this year or perhaps “ever again for the indefinite future.”