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 August 6, 2012
Beth Terry is kicking the plastic habit, and she wants to help you live plastic free, too!
By Becky Striepe on July 27, 2012
Did you know that most store-bought glitter was made from plastic? Sure, it looks all metallic and shiny, but really a shaker of glitter is just a bottle full of teeny tiny pieces of plastic. Bummer, right?
Don’t worry, my shiny crafty friends! It’s not too difficult to make your own glitter – in custom colors! – with just a few kitchen ingredients.
By Becky Striepe on June 8, 2012
It’s World Oceans Day, and around the world folks are planning events to celebrate our world’s oceans and raise awareness about how fragile they are.
By Becky Striepe on December 14, 2011
Garbagea is artist Asher Jay’s response to the plastic gyres polluting our oceans.
Asher wanted to raise awareness about the trouble with single use plastic and plastic pollution in an engaging way. Garbagea imagines those gyres as living continents and explores our culture of waste. I think this project is fascinating, and Asher was kind enough to answer some questions about the project, what inspired it, and where it’s going.