I am a sucker for watching animal videos on youtube and the dodo. This stuff can get me in the best of moods so quickly and it can get me crying within seconds. Now, I am a grown man and I may even look tough on the outside... Yeah, but I am not. I am a total softy and that's why this whole changing the world for the better means so much to me. Today I want to … [Read more...] about Ghost Nets and the impact of fishing nets in our world oceans.
THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, PLEASE READ MY DISCLOSER FOR MORE INFO. By now you've probably heard of the 5 gyres that are floating plastic islands in our oceans. Photo by John Westrock on Unsplash But did you know that you can’t see them from a boat or even a plane? I mean they don’t look like the island from Robinson … [Read more...] about What is Microplastic?
I’m sure you have noticed the different new “green” bags in your supermarket or grocer? They claim to be 100% compostable and biodegradable. Unfortunately most of them are made from PLA, a bioplastic. And is PLA really compostable? The short answer is YES! But they are only compostable if you bring them to an industrial composting facility that accepts PLA … [Read more...] about What is PLA plastic?
WHAT ARE MICROFIBERS? Since when is washing your clothes dangerous to the environment? I am sitting here on this rainy autumn day in my NorthFace hoodie that keeps me oh so warm. As I am learning about the subject of,” What Are Microfibers” and are we eating our clothes? I have to look at the tag of my jumper (Australian for sweater) and in … [Read more...] about What are microfibers?
THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS, PLEASE READ MY DISCLOUSER FOR MORE INFO. It's been all the hype, cities banning straws. But is it enough? Here we offer 5 alternatives to plastic straws and why you should say no thank you when you are being offered a single-use straw. You may have heard it in the news, Seattle has ditched the plastic drinking … [Read more...] about Eco friendly drinking straws| 5 alternatives to the plastic straw