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20 Mar, 2019

Why the #TrashTag Challenge is a Viral Movement the Earth Needs

     In the social media age we live in, things can go "viral" literally overnight.  We've seen celebrities turn memes, dances go global, and internet sensations turn celebrity. One thing that has been pretty successful in going viral has been "challenges".  Social media challenges are simply a call to action to do some sort of action and post about...

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21 Feb, 2019

Can Hemp Replace Plastics?

     Johnny Hughes is a freelance writer living in County Longford in the heart of Ireland. After spending 10 years of his life in the corporate world he took a chance 12 months ago and left for good. Now he is embarking on a new journey – a discovery through research & writing. Johnny is taking a look at...

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10 Jan, 2019

NYC's Ban on Foam Containers Takes Effect

     Over the past few years, we have seen the slow ban of single-use items that can be potentially harmful to the environment.  The latest has been the crackdown on plastic straws and plastic containers.  Starting in 2019, another big stride has been made towards single-use containers in NYC.  The ban on foam containers and foam packing peanuts has officially been...

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30 Dec, 2018

How 1 Guy Cleaned an Entire Lake

     I'm sure you've heard the phrase "One man can change the World". Well Marino Morikawa, set out to change the world starting with his childhood lake.  When Marino found out that his childhood lake was polluted, he felt the need to do something about it. Marino, who is a scientist with a PHD, took a break from school...

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10 Dec, 2018

Sustainable Alternatives to Synthetic Fabrics

     Eco-friendly Alternatives To Synthetic Fabric Synthetic fabrics are toxic and have done far too much harm to our environment. Our environment and health have been poisoned through the use of clothing items made from synthetic fabrics. Aside from the beautiful clothing produced from synthetic fabrics, synthetic fiber has no other benefit to give our planet. Sustainable energy is...

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31 Aug, 2018

Floating Recycled Park Modules

     A few days ago we posted about The Ocean Cleanup which deployed a giant device to help clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.  The act of cleaning up plastic waste begs to ask another question; what do we do with all the plastics collected?  Well, instead of dumping them somewhere the most logical solution is to reuse!...

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02 Aug, 2018

Why Plastic Straws Suck

     We recently posted about how Starbucks is aiming to completely get rid of plastic straws at its locations.  There have also been start-ups that have created reusable straws to combat the plastic straw problem.  This may have you wondering why all the fuss about plastic straws and "Why do plastic straws suck?"  Well, there are many reasons.  One is...

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01 Aug, 2018

Coralarium: World's First Semi-Submerged Art Gallery

     The Sculpture Coroalarium is an art gallery at the Fairmont Hotel, Sirru Fen Fushi, Maldives where land, sea, and art collide.  The artwork was developed by Jason deCaires Taylor and is a semi-submerged tidal gallery space that exhibits a series of sculptural artworks on the skyline, inter-tidal waterline and seabed. The structure is made so that marine life can pass...

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26 Jun, 2018

6th Grader Creates Device that Detects Ocean MicroPlastics

     Plastic pollution and micro-plastics in the ocean has been a major topic of discussion lately when it comes to environmental issues.  Millions of tons of plastics are dumped into the ocean every single year and it is a problem that is simply unacceptable.  Many people have worked to come up with different solutions; such as using more recyclable...

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04 May, 2018

FinalStraw: 'The World’s First Collapsible, Reusable Straw'

     We can not speak enough on the dangers of plastic waste. Even more, we can't stop talking about products and solutions to this plastic waste problem. In the past few weeks we've posted about "Bodi Bag: The Bag Made from Reusable Netting", "North Face's Plastic Bottle Shirts", "A Giant Plastic Collector", "Edible 6-Pack Rings", and of course our "Go...

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27 Apr, 2018

10 Tree Facts in Honor of Arbor Day

   Today is Arbor Day, a holiday that encourages people around the world to plant trees. Obviously, like Earth Day, this is a holiday that should be observed year round.  Many people take trees for granted and don't know the many benefits that trees have. So, in honor of Arbor Day here are 10 Tree Facts that you should know:...

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26 Apr, 2018

Pollution Pods Replicate Air Conditions of Major Cities

     Air pollution is an issue that has been increasingly getting worse, especially in major cities.  The worst part about it is that if you happen to live in a major city and experience this pollution regularly, it seems normal.  Michael Pinsky had an idea to create an installation that replicates the air pollution of major cities.  The purpose of the...

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