A couple of years ago I made a decision to stop drinking from plastic bottles, all plastic bottles. The results of which may surprise you. Continue reading “Drinking Plastic”
Plastic Pollution Everywhere – But How Does It Get There?
Ask anyone, they will tell you, I am sure, they are not responsible for the plastic pollution. “But I always dispose of my waste properly! I always recycle when possible!”, you will hear them say. But, if no-one is responsible, how does so much end up in the rivers and the ocean?
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Turning the Tide on Plastics #Cleanseas
Recently, I was invited to attend the Ocean Summit in Hong Kong, part of the Volvo Ocean Race. One of the tools they shared with us was this practical guide to ‘Turning the Tide on Plastics”. I thought it nice to share with you guys! Continue reading “Turning the Tide on Plastics #Cleanseas”
One Less Plastic Straw Campaign
Here is an incredible effort of some young people in the US. They shared their story with me in the hope of reaching more people to join their global effort to reduce the usage of plastic straws. Have a quick read and learn all about it. Then join them 😊 Continue reading “One Less Plastic Straw Campaign”
Beginning Of The Revolution? – Fight Against Plastic Pollution
It seemed to start very slowly at first. Hardly anyone seemed to notice. But then, something changed.
Has the fight against plastic pollution now begun in earnest? Continue reading “Beginning Of The Revolution? – Fight Against Plastic Pollution”
The Devastating Human Costs of Taiwan’s Fossil Fuel Subsidies
In his second article from The News Lens, Nate Maynard, explores further the devastating human costs of Taiwan’s fossil fuel subsidies. A story that is played out across the world. Continue reading “The Devastating Human Costs of Taiwan’s Fossil Fuel Subsidies”
Reusable Feminine Hygiene Products vs. Disposables: What Comes Out Ahead?
Recently on One Brown Planet, we uncovered a vast but largely ignored environmental issue, the disposable of sanitary products. Almost 500 million pads are discarded into landfill every month! This week our guest writer, Jackie Bolen, pits disposables against reusables to see which one really does provide the best product for women.
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Plastic Wrapped – The Fight Against Ourselves
If only there was a way to keep fruits and vegetables fresh…… Continue reading “Plastic Wrapped – The Fight Against Ourselves”
Newsetter # 4 – The Plastic Soup Edition
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The power of one – Inspiration to change the world!
If you are crazy enough to watch mainstream news, you will be forgiven for thinking that we are all heading towards a bloody end of days. Global warming out of control, plastic pollution filling the oceans and a population that continues consuming all as it grows exponentially. Feeling despair yet?
But what if there was something you could do to help fix all these problems. Just you… all on your own? Continue reading “The power of one – Inspiration to change the world!”