You know when you’ve ordered something online and it arrives on your front porch in a box and you open that box only to find another box, and another, and another, and… well you get the idea. It’s the holiday season and as we toss our gifts in the mail, Noel and Jacob unpack the problems with how we ship our gifts, some eco-friendly alternatives that will keep your stuff safe, and could your old socks and underwear be the gift that keeps on giving?!
Over the years, our society has become more and more dependent on plastic. It’s a true, but unfortunate, fact. People are so focused on convenience in the here and now, they forget (or many not even realize) the environmental impact single- and one-use plastic waste has on our world. According to experts, ocean plastics could […]
I think you have probably already heard about the global plastic pollution of our earth and oceans. According to studies, more than 11 billion plastic items lie on coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region. About 8 million tons of plastic go into the ocean every year. Traveling for many years on my own, I can […]
As this decade comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on all of the eco-friendly changes you have made as a person. Since 2009, your lifestyle has likely changed and will hopefully continue to as you move into the ‘20s to live the greenest life possible. Luckily, businesses are making it easier […]
Companies across the world are taking steps to reduce the impact their operations have on the environment. Alaska Airlines, Hyatt, and Starbucks have announced they will eliminate plastic straws to reduce plastic waste, and many more companies pledged not to serve meat products at their company functions, to raise awareness on the environmental impact of […]
As you, your family and your friends prepare to celebrate Independence Day, we wanted to give you some simple ways to green your 4th of July celebrations. These steps aren’t difficult. They don’t require a lot of money, but they will help you be a little more biofriendly when it comes to your celebratory activities. […]
Going green by protecting our world’s rivers, streams, lakes and oceans is an issue of which we all need to be concerned. The Los Angeles Times recently reported on a study which found the scent of plastic trash makes fish think it’s food. Pretty scary, particularly when you realize that once we eat the ocean life, […]