generated 13 million tons of plastic waste from containers and packaging, and only 7 percent of it was recovered for recycling. Yikes! So, in celebration of Earth Day, up your eco-conscious efforts by bearing some of these terrific transporting tools! Ditch sandwich bags for an excuse to...

As we pursue the creation and craft of original garments, we inevitably produce waste materials. In an effort to reduce this waste, we developed a modular system of patterns based around a single standard crew. The modular system (15 Variations) allows for almost 100% yield of the selected...

Fast fashion goes green: H&M launches global clothes collecting initiative in an effort to reduce textile waste. ~ Grazia U.K. Young British design darling J.W. Anderson is not keen on evening wear, here's why. ~ The Telegraph François-Henri Pinault, CEO of the PPR brand portfolio company,...

American multinational luxury jewelry and specialty retailer is renowned for diamond jewelry, sterling silver and vibrant blue box packaging. Hence it isn't expected to come across wicker baskets and carrier from Tiffany & Co. But spring is here and we are digging out cool accessories for...

From planting seeds to assisting animals in need, you can also help out by carrying a reusable shopping bag to reduce plastic and paper waste. Planet Blue's eco tote bag (washable!) is a wonderfully practical tote to haul around while running errands including buying groceries and such!

Celebrating the technological development at its Taiwanese contract manufacturer, Far Eastern New Century Corp, the event marks a move from Nike to opt for more sustainable options and is a product of its 2012 partnership with Dutch company DyeCoo Textile Systems. The system, which...

These personalized, homemade toiletries will help you avoid superfluous packaging and plastic waste — plus, DIY products are easy on your wallet. 1. TOOTHPASTE When it comes to making your own toothpaste, baking soda (for oxidizing stains and removing plaque) is the key ingredient in most...

Using them helps reduce plastic waste, which we all know is not biodegradable. According to CNN , "What's wrong with plastic bags? Lots. They often wind up as litter, or in trees. They drift into oceans and rivers and kill fish. They can take 1,000 years to decompose. And every time we use a...

LED lights packed within illuminate the structure by night, casting a neon-blue hue throughout the plaza site.

With the Western and Eastern Pacific Garbage Patches accumulating more plastic trash daily, (scientists estimate its size as two times bigger than Texas), and beaches worldwide feeling the impact of plastic pollution, United by Blue has their work cut out for them. We caught up with...

 

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