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Switch to reusable cups? How to start…

Switch to reusable cups? How to start…

Want to switch to reusable cups? Here’s how to get started Nearly 250 billion single-use cups are used globally every year — most of which end up in a landfill. The environmental, economic and social costs are mounting. Reusable cups are quickly emerging as a fundamentally better alternative to single-use ones, not to mention that converting 20%…

Use cloth instead of paper towels

Use cloth instead of paper towels

Use cloth instead of paper to clean the house  Limiting the number of paper towels you throw away is one way to reduce your personal impact on the planet. It may seem like a tiny thing, but it makes a difference. When trash sits in landfill, it emits methane—a greenhouse gas that traps more heat than carbon….

Making the case for reusable silicone food storage bags

Making the case for reusable silicone food storage bags

Making the case for reusable silicone food storage bags ​The average American family uses 500 Ziploc bags every year. If all those bags are thrown away, that quickly adds up to a massive amount of plastic going into local landfills and incinerators. Reusable silicone food storage bags are a better choice than plastic throw-away bags. Silicone is arguably more environmentally…

But is it recyclable?

But is it recyclable?

But is it recyclable?  There’s a huge discrepancy between how consumers believe recycling works and the system that actually exists. Companies need to do better. If you’re like most American consumers, the term compostable plastic evokes images of plastic bags and packaging gently decomposing into dirt over the course of a few months. It’s reasonable to think…

Eco-friendly household products with Blueland

Eco-friendly household products with Blueland

Blueland sources eco-friendly household products for you! 14 billion pounds of our trash is dumped into the ocean each year. Sarah Paiji Yoo, CEO and co-founder of Blueland, is on a mission to make a difference on plastic waste. Cleaning up the planet starts with cleaning up your homes, which is why Blueland creates cleaning…

Fashion Trends Are Often Recycled. Now More Clothing Can Be, Too

Fashion Trends Are Often Recycled. Now More Clothing Can Be, Too

Fashion Trends Are Often Recycled. Now More Clothing Can Be, TooDesigners and tech start-ups are working to improve sustainability and interrupt the path to the landfill by as much as 20%. The process, called NuCycl, will update the initial recycling step of sorting, grading and shredding fabric by adding a camera that can more accurately identify…

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