Why is it so hard to reduce the stuff we surrounded with? All the things laying around where we live, that accumulates everywhere and that never really seems to dissapear. Continue reading
Of course I’m not allergic to plastic. Rather, I simply cannot stand the idea of something being used just that one time. At the parties we eat on disposable plates with disposable cutlery and drink from disposable glases. My – and I’m sure also your – grandparents would probably cry seeing that kind of waste.
But really, isn’t the disposable lifestyle just about what is common today? Continue reading
“It takes approximately 20 seconds to put our food into take out containers. Convenient? No, it’s actually inconvenient since the packaging can remain in our landfills forever, causing continued damage to us and our world.” says the TakeOutWithOut campaign and promotes change. Continue reading
This movie got it all. It tells us more about the plastic bags we are trying to avoid and the politics behind it. It also goes into the recycling topic. Finally, you will get more on how plastic is destroying our oceans and how it is bad for health. Continue reading
Gernot Wagner from the New York Times just recently wrote an editorial titled Going Green but Getting Nowhere. Starting of by saying – provokingly – you can go as green as you want, “just know that it won’t save the tuna, protect the rain forest or stop global warming.” Continue reading
The idea is to see how unnecessary are all the things we throw into the trash-bin every day. In other words, it means taking responsability and control of the amount of waste we produce. What happens to the things when we dispose of them? Continue reading
I can only imagine how much rubbish we would produce if they did not exist. Personally, those people are my heroes in a world in which still only a minority of people recycles glass, paper, plastic ect. Continue reading
In Argentina I find plastic-free shopping to be quite a hussle. It is not like that all over the world though. Let us have a look around: Bangladesh did it in 2000. China has done it too in 2008. And by numbers like 500 billion to 1 trillion a year worldwide, I find that a rather necessary move. Those countries have Continue reading
Imagine that you are paddling into the best wave ever and that is when you get hit by an empty paint bucket or your hands get caught up in a lost fishing net.
Do you think that won’t happen? Well, think again. The oceans are becoming oceans of waste and your favourite beach won’t be spared.
If you don’t believe it Continue reading