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How to Host a Zero-Waste Party - One Green Planet

Think back to the last time you cleaned up after a party. How many trash bags filled with napkins, plates, silverware, and cups did you toss out? If …

Sustainability

It's Zero Waste October!

<b>It's the perfect month for teaching kids about waste reduction, since it falls between the start of school and holiday consumerism.</b><p>Do you recall …

Marin County

Cape Town Is Getting Their First Zero Waste Store! - One Green Planet

In a perfect world, the zero waste lifestyle would not be as much a trend as the universal way of living, which pretty much includes acquiring things …

Cape Town

EU rules out tax on plastic products to reduce waste

EU opts for public awareness campaign on the impacts of plastics on the environment saying a tax would not be sustainable<p>The EU has ruled out penalties on single-use plastic products, in favour of raising public awareness of the damage consumer plastics are doing to the world’s oceans.<p>Frans …

Pollution

Why We're Calling Out Big Corporations to Cut Their Plastic Use – and We're Not Backing Down - One Green Planet

Ocean plastic pollution is a global problem and one of the greatest threats that our oceans face. Up to 12 million metric tons of plastic enter our …

Pollution

'Stop Sucking' for the environment!

In the US alone, half a billion plastic straws are used every day, environmentalists say. Many of those end up in our oceans. Now there's an …

Green Living

8 Ways To Go Zero Waste At Home

As one of the germiest items in the average home, kitchen sponges need to be replaced fairly regularly. Moreover, once you toss ‘em, these sponges -- often made from synthetic materials and therefore not compostable or biodegradable -- can live in landfills for years. Gross!

The ticking timebomb of ocean plastics

<b>Ben Fogle is a broadcaster, author, adventurer and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). He was recently announced as the new UN</b> …

Indian Ocean
Green Living

Cape Town is getting its first "plastic free" grocery store

Image Credits:<p>It might sound a bit “Hipster”, but Cape Town is getting its very first plastic free grocery store and it’s a very good thing.<p>Nude …

Brewery creates edible six-pack rings that are safe for animals eat

A small Florida-based brewery has released an edible and biodegradable six-pack holder in hopes of saving marine life and cutting down on the amount …

Can L.A. save the planet? City’s “zero waste” plan could be a model

L.A.’s ambitious plan to divert 90 percent of waste by 2025 isn’t just about recycling. It’s about remaking a city<p>The Zero Waste International Alliance defines its goal as “ethical, economical, efficient and visionary," and also as a way to "guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices …

Sustainability

This Week In Climate Change – Stuff You Might Have Missed

You're busy, we get it. Here's your weekly fix of the most crucial climate change news.<p>***<p><b>1. The Trump administration is set to repeal Obama's</b> …

Clean Technology

Bristol Waste is refusing to empty recycling boxes if they contain just ONE wrong item

Residents in Montpelier have accused Bristol Waste of allowing the area to become unsightly by refusing to collect “contaminated” recycling boxes.<p>The …

Bee's Wrap is Replacing Your Plastic Wrap

Beeswax is Helping to Make Your New Plastic Wrap Alternative<p>Beeswax is the new plastic.<p>Plastic wrap is undoubtably one of the greatest kitchen …

Sustainability

Kombucha: Eight potential health benefits

Kombucha is a sweet, fizzy drink made of yeast, sugar, and fermented tea. It has a number of potential health benefits, including gut health and …

Belgium's New Food Guidelines Put Vegetables and Plant Proteins On Top – Guess Where Meat Is... - One Green Planet

Woohoo! Belgium’s new good guideline puts tofu, legumes, oils, vegetables, and grains at the <i>top</i> of the pyramid, as foods one should prioritize in …

Green Living

Warriors Against Waste: These Restaurants And Bars Are Aiming For Zero

Chef Douglas McMaster's flagship restaurant, Silo, takes that "industrial chic" aesthetic that dominates the modern dining scene to a whole new level. Located an hour south of London, in Brighton, England, the restaurant inhabits a 180-year-old building that has been styled into something like a …

Food

No-packaging grocery store celebrates 3 years in business

In May 2014, a team of entrepreneurs had doubled their fundraising goal with three weeks left in their campaign. Their idea? To build a grocery store …

We Went To London's First Zero Waste Shop And This Is What We Found

I'm standing at a cash desk, waiting to pay for my weekly shop. But there's no beep of the tills, nor bright overhead lighting – just a serene …

Bread

Here's What The Zero Waste Flat Of The Future Looks Like

Homemade cleaning products and growing your own food: the zero waste flat of the future is more old school and less talking fridges than you'd …

Sustainability

Zero waste shop boss's household waste reduction tips

Do you worry about the amount of rubbish you throw out?<p>Former footballer Richard Eckersley recently opened a zero waste shop in Totnes, Devon.<p>Here are some of his top tips for trimming your trash.

Minimalism
Pollution

The end of a throwaway society

Coca-Cola Great Britain is leading the way in getting more of its packaging back, to help ensure the throwaway society is finally discarded<p>There is a saying, never more appropriate than in Recycle Week, that none of us can ever really throw anything away. There is no ‘away’ where we can throw …

Try cocktails made from rubbish as Trash Tiki returns to London

This cocktail’s mini garbage-can vessel is the tip of the iceberg. Because the Deadly Frog is a mean mix by pop-up cocktail bar Trash Tiki, where …

The Zero-Waste Factory

SPONSORED<p>In just two years, Subaru transformed its automotive assembly plant in Lafayette, Indiana into the first zero-landfill factory in the US. …

Sustainability

How plastic is damaging planet Earth

Cheap, capable of being made into any conceivable shape, strong and durable, plastic is something of a wonder material. It has proved so useful to …

Pollution

Meet The Scientists Who Have Made Coffee Cups Recyclable

Only one per cent of the 2.5 billion paper coffee cups used in the UK each year are recycled, currently.<p>The problematic mix of paper and plastic that …

Coffee

These Zero-Waste Lattes Served in an Avocado Shell Are Kind of Making Our Minds Explode - One Green Planet

As much as we might fight the urge to join others in rolling our collective eyes at questionably appetizing food trends like rainbow bagels, cronuts, …

Coffee

These Awesome Cities Are Taking the Lead Against Plastic Pollution – Here's How You Can Too! - One Green Planet

Plastic is one of the most common materials in the world. It can be found literally everywhere, from the grocery stores we frequent every day to the …