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While it’s tough to guess exactly how much plastic is in the ocean, scientists think about 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean every year. Find out about these brands that are helping our marine ecosystems by collecting and manufacturing products from the mounting number of plastics in our waterways rather than making more of it.
Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. What can we do to protect our planet and its oceans? REDUCE Buy less, use less. Buy only what you need and use all of what you buy. Walk, bike, or use public transit instead of driving. Turn off lights when you’re not using them....
>> Recyclable / Biodegradable / Compostable An increasing number of products today are described as “eco-friendly” and biodegradable. However, not all of them live up to the environmentally friendly label. Even those that do make the grade as certified biodegradable or compostable don’t end up where they should. For an in-depth look at these three terms, check out my blog article: What Does "Eco-Friendly" Really...
"Eco-friendly" has become a broad term. Out of all the sustainability-related terms you hear, "recyclable" is the single most used. But it's become a "catch-all" term for sustainability... and not everything is "recyclable." So lets break down the differences between recyclable, biodegradable, and compostable...