Recycling

Fun and Unusual Ways to Recycle Household Items

By |August 19th, 2015|

Sometimes reusing items in the house isn’t about saving money or helping the environment: sometimes it’s just pure fun. Coming up with new ways to use old things is a creative process that can be a real blast. Especially when it works! You’ll have something real that you can touch and use that others would […]

Creative Ways to Reuse Plastic Bags

By |May 15th, 2015|

Plastic bags are one of the biggest perpetrators of environmental harm. Every year, 380 billion (with a “b”) are consumed in the United States alone. Global estimates put the number of plastic bags used every year at almost a trillion bags. In other words, approximately one million plastic bags are being used and thrown away […]

Fishermen Paid to Fish for Plastic, Not Fish

By |February 27th, 2014|

A news item on Plastics News ( I read it-doesn’t everybody?) announced that the European Union has developed a plan to pay fishing vessels hard cash for catching ocean going plastics instead of ocean bound fish. The EU Commissioner for fisheries, Maria Damanaki, will soon unveil the plan as an alternative income source for fishing […]