Earth911 talks plastic, sustainability, and the actions we can all take around the house to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Learn how to recycle disposable contact lenses and to create a zero-waste kitchen.
The European Parliament has voted for a ban on single-use plastic, on items for which alternatives already exist, in a bid to mitigate ocean pollution.
Our relationship with plastic needs rethinking. Plastics are versatile materials, but the way we use them is incredibly wasteful. We take oil and gas from the earth to make plastic products that are often designed to be used only once, and then we throw them away. This is what we call a linear take-make-waste model.
You have been creating a lifestyle of self-sufficiency, increasing your reliance and skills in order to thrive in all circumstances. You have skills and you have resources … and you have a job.
In the GreenBiz 2019 State of Green Business Report, the number one trend identified is the greater demand for corporate sustainability professionals.