Come out this weekend to see the film “Bag It” and learn more about the impact of the plastics you use every day. The New Orleans Secular Humanist Association is sponsoring this movie, and we’ll be there to answer questions. Find out how you can do your part to reduce waste!
Check out this article about a Florida city’s plan to get rid of plastic bags! #wastenotWednesday
Check out how one aquarium brought awareness to plastic bag pollution in oceans on World Ocean Day last week!
Way to go!
Plastic waste in waterways is about to get an international spotlight. Check out this article about Olympic sailors having to battle pollution in the waters of Brazil. #wastenotWednesday
Tunisia plans to become the first Arab country to have a plastic bag ban! Check out this article about why country officials think this is the right thing to do.
So far for our 10,000 Reusable Bag Giveaway, we’ve raised $407 through our donation site plus $1,600 raised otherwise! Each reusable bag replaces up to 700 disposable bags, so with every $10 donation, you will be eliminating over 2,000 disposable bags from the waste stream!
Portugal used nothing but renewable energy for four days! Read more about their efforts and how other countries are working to save energy.
Check out this article about the U.N.’s recent report that says that “biodegradable” plastics are not as environmentally friendly as many may think. Eliminating plastic waste is more important than ever when there is a prediction that there will soon be more plastic than fish in the ocean, as this article cites. #wastenotWednesday
Shrewsbury, Massachusetts is another city that has approved a plastic bag ban! Check out this article, which details the city’s push for the ban and desire to keep the city beautiful and free of waste.