How To Make Recycling Sexy

How To Make Recycling Sexy

It’s Sexy to Consume Less By Jeff McElroy If you don’t know about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, well, you should. It’s a floating continent of plastic waste rotating in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre (NPSG), larger than the United States in area. How do we get the average Joe concerned about this floating dump?…

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Styrofoam, Surfboards and You

Styrofoam, Surfboards and You

Styrofoam, Surfboards and You By Natalie Jacobs Polystyrene, more commonly known as styrofoam, is probably the world’s most hated plastic. It’s bulky, it flakes off everywhere, it’s terribly bad for you if heated or used to carry hot liquids, and it’s really hard to recycle. But notice that I didn’t say impossible to recycle. Given…

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#Local_Legendz Evan Marks

#Local_Legendz Evan Marks

Evan Marks is the founder and executive director of The Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano, a non-profit organization devoted to educate the community on permaculture as well as other environmental solutions. Submitted by Zach Chacon Who are your #Local_Legendz? Introduce us to him or her and you could win an endlessly useful Leatherman tool. Check out…

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Interview: Rick Lomax of Decarbonated Sports

Interview: Rick Lomax of Decarbonated Sports

With the growing awareness and discussions about our environment, infographics, carbon calculators, and other tools to figure out exactly the impact that a product makes are popping up everywhere. From Patagonia’s Footprint Chronicals to Decarbonated Sports innovative new tool called the Surfboard Carbon Calculator, you can see how the products you are purchasing are affecting…

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