Don’t forget to donate to our 10,000 reusable bag giveaway!

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!

https://www.generosity.com/fundraising/10-000-reusable-bag-giveaway-in-new-orleans

“Biodegradable plastics” are not environmentally friendly

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

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/un-biodegradable-plastics_us_57435cb2e4b045cc9a71afa5