- 20 Locations Across Taiwan
- 600+ Volunteers
- 8600kg Trash Collected
Is A Plastic Straw Ban Really So Important?
If you have been paying attention to the news lately, you may have noticed lots of talk about Plastic Straw bans. But what’s the point? I mean straws represent less than 0.1% of all the plastic waste we throw away. How can a ban possibly have any effect? Continue reading “Is A Plastic Straw Ban Really So Important?”
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?
Continue reading “Plastic Pollution Everywhere – But How Does It Get There?”
DIY Baby Wipes – 52 Ways to Reduce Your Eco Footprint #20
“Wet wipes don’t flush and make up 93% of matter causing UK sewer blockages”.
Not only that but they contain rash causing chemicals and are unsustainable. Stop trashing the planet and baby’s bum and make your very own Baby Wipes. #20 on our list of 52 ways to reduce your eco-footprint are these natural, chemical free and easy to make Baby Wipes. Continue reading “DIY Baby Wipes – 52 Ways to Reduce Your Eco Footprint #20”
How Women Struggle – Living on $10 a Day
The minimum daily salary mandated by the Thailand government increased this year to THB330 (US$10) a day.
Could you live on $10 a day?
Zero Waste – Empowering Women
Every once in a while you come across a project so inspiring, you cannot help but be moved by it. Although this article is about zero waste, it is really a story about empowering women and respecting the struggles they endure everyday. Continue reading “Zero Waste – Empowering Women”
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”
Plastic Bag Ban – Taipei’s Clean Revolution
Taiwan’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced a new round of policies, including a plastic bag ban, aimed at restricting free shopping bags which took effect starting January 1, 2018.