And here’s a TED-Talk that gives some background. As Bart Elmore suggests, we can get involved by making it the law to recycle all plastic bottles.
Want to get involved? Contact the good folks at Container Recycling Institute (CRI) to learn about how to start or join a grassroots initiative in your area to get a national bottle bill passed. Shout out to Susan Collins (President of CRI) for bringing up this awesome video.
Here is just how creative you can be with trash! Environmental protesters collaborated on April 17 to create these monsters out of unrecycled plastic content in protest of a large corporation’s use of plastics without a zero-waste plan. Check out the Facebook video below.
Many schools have recycling programs. This is a great first step. If you don’t already have a recycling program, there are many resources on the web for where to start. However, recycling in the classroom and cafeteria are only a piece of the puzzle.
The color “Green” symbolizes sustainability, but sustainability can mean different things to different people. Some things labeled as “green” by one group may be consider not-so-green by another group. Exactly what does it mean for a thing to be green? Continue reading “What does it mean for a thing to be Green?”