Plastic shopping bags. They certainly serve a purpose. They are cheap and easy to produce and their light weight makes them ideal to keep shipping costs down. Reused, they make great liners for… Plastic Bags: To Ban or Not to Ban?
Big news! From a vote of 11-1 by the City Council, plastic grocery bags are now banned in Los Angeles. The ban would affect food stores, mini marts, and big… Student’s Corner
Recycle the Runway: A Sustainable Fashion Show as a way to raise awareness about America Recycles Day. Last year’s show consisted of recycled outfits made from plastic bags, CDs and… Fashion Runway Show – November 15, 7-9 pm
Between cardboard boxes, plastic wrap, twist-ties, plastic bags, it is difficult to walk through modern super markets without seeing nearly every product for purchase encumbered by excessive packaging. In fact,… Getting the Goods … Just the Goods: Purchasing without Packaging in a Shrink-wrapped World
According to the EPA, 3,960,000 tons of plastic bags were produced in 2008, and about 90% of those were discarded; some of this plastic even makes its way to the… Bring Your Own Bags!