The amount of trash we produce and use has risen over the past 30 years. 300 million tons of plastic is produced every year and sadly a staggering 85 percent is not recycled. This means the trash will...
Need more tips for reducing plastic waste? This piece contains a suggestions I have never seen before: get a vasectomy to cut down on plastic waste from condoms! You might not want to go that far, but there are a lot of good suggestions here. ... See MoreSee Less
Another important nugget from the article we posted yesterday: "Most (80 percent) of the energy and environmental impact occurs during the manufacturing of the [plastic] bottle, even if this is done using recycled polymers. It takes so much energy to collect, shred and wash bottles, then remake them, that recycling can only remove about 10 percent of the carbon impact from a bottle’s life." REFUSE, REDUCE, REUSE! ... See MoreSee Less
If you still use plastic water bottles (even just once in a while) this might be the article to change your ways. Oil, coal, fracking, incineration, pollution... there is just nothing good about plastic bottles. ... See MoreSee Less
We are so proud to have helped Somerton, Arizona develop a community recycling program! We feel that rural areas are best served by small, local recycling centers like Sedona Recycles. ... See MoreSee Less