Perhaps you recently watched Blue Planet II and learned about the catastrophic effects of plastic pollution on our oceans and marine wildlife, you heard a story on the radio about plastic microfibers in almost all drinking water or you read today’s British report which predicts that plastic debris in the oceans will increase by threefold within the […]
9 Tips for a Successful Plastic Free July
Updated 06/28/22 Think about it…why would you make something that you are going to use for a few minutes out of a material that’s basically going to last forever. What’s up with that? — Jeb Berrier, Bag It movie Plastic Free July kicks off Friday. For the entire month, millions of people around the world will forgo plastic. […]
Pictures at an Aquarium (or Why I Went Plastic-Free)
Last week during spring break, my daughters, a friend and I headed down to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. My journey to plastic-free living, followed by zero-waste living (basically the same thing) began with my concern over the plastic pollution choking our oceans and its inhabitants. I decided I had to get plastic out of my life. […]
Farmer’s Market Haul 06/15/14
Buying your food at the farmer’s market with reusable cloth shopping and produce bags can help prevent more plastic trash from making its way into our oceans.