single use plastic
By Becky Striepe on May 16, 2013
Single use plastic is a scourge on our environment, yet we continue to produce and use plastic products that are designed to head straight to the landfill after we use them just one time. Products like plastic straws and baggies are so ingrained in our culture, many of us can’t imagine not using them in our day-to-day.
By Becky Striepe on May 14, 2013
Moxie Glass makes hand-blown glass straws that are reusable, dishwasher safe, and so cute!
By Becky Striepe on January 31, 2013
Packing peanuts are the pits from an environmental perspective. These single-use packing materials are made from Styrofoam, a petroleum product, and they’re a huge waste of resources.
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!