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How You Can Contribute To A Circular Economy

How You Can Contribute To A Circular Economy

Creating a circular economy means rethinking consumerism in order to save earth. FollowFollowFollowFollow As you browse through Ocean Junkies’ website, you will see reference to recycling, upcycling, and a circular economy. In one Ocean Junkies story, I shared the...
Plastic For Product

Plastic For Product

Dove Incentivizes People To Recycle Their Plastic FollowFollowFollowFollow WELL THIS IS COOL! Unilever (Dove’s parent brand) installed a vending machine in NYC’s Grand Central Station that accepts used plastics as payment for a bottle of body wash. This campaign is...
Agave Straws

Agave Straws

This is a great story. It’s a story about tequila, and agave, and straws – a winning combination to be sure.  FollowFollowFollowFollow In this story, José Cuervo has found a way into the environmentally friendly world of reuse and recycle by taking parts...
Why Recycling Is Dying

Why Recycling Is Dying

I recently heard some shocking news at a Halloween party that was scarier than the ghosts and serial killers running up and down the street asking for candy. It has to do with recycling, and what our country is actually doing with it. When you throw that plastic water...
8 Companies Killing It in Plastic Solutions

8 Companies Killing It in Plastic Solutions

Everytime we choose to use a reusable straw instead of a plastic one, or a stainless steel cup instead of a disposable one, we are opting to change the way we do things. As important as it is for the collective population to make these changes in daily habit to curb...
Plastic Whales

Plastic Whales

A tiny 22-foot baby sperm whale (tiny by whale standards) washed up in Hell’s Mouth in north Whales having died from ingesting a large sheet of plastic and a tangle of ropes. In March, an emaciated whale was vomiting blood in the Davao Gulf of the Philippines. After...

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