By Becky Striepe on December 21, 2012
These plastic bottle structures turn waste into something useful again!
By Becky Striepe on December 19, 2012
My mom sent me this photo of an art installation on Las Olas Beach in south Florida. It’s a pair of giant fish sculpted using hundreds of empty plastic bottles!
By Becky Striepe on October 17, 2012
Plastic bottles are terrible for the planet, there’s really no question about it. They’re made to be used once and then tossed, which means tons of plastic filling our landfills and polluting our oceans. Skipping the single-use plastic all together is the greenest option, but when you do end up with a disposable plastic bottle, reusing it is better than tossing or even recycling. Next time you have a plastic bottle that’s bound for the bin, save it for one of these plastic bottle crafts instead!
By Becky Striepe on August 10, 2012
What if you could divert plastic from the landfill, support organic farmers, and spread the word about plastic pollution all at the same time? The folks at Project Recycling are looking to help you do just that.
By Becky Striepe on May 4, 2011
We’ve talked here before about the scourge of single-use plastic, so you can imagine how it warmed my heart to run across this video, where kids are taking plastic bottles and upcycling them into building materials: