First It Was Policy-Makers; Now it’s Students

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As the community meeting went ahead regarding the proposal about banning plastic bags in retail markets and stores, students waited in line to voice out their opinion on the matter as well in Santa Fe city. When the students addressed the councilors by reading whatever they’d written, the entire council stopped to listen. … [Read more...]

Second Recycle-Bowl Completion to be Held this Year

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Keep America Beautiful Inc., the non-profit action group, has announced the second edition of their successful Recycle-Bowl Competition. After the massively popular event last year which attracted over half a million students, Keep America Beautiful has decided to host the competition again this year. … [Read more...]

Nine Months into the Voluntary Ban on Plastic Bags

Until now only a few local businesses were charging customers for paper and plastic bags. In a few months all businesses will have to implement a ban on plastic bags, which is still a voluntary choice inSouth San Francisco. San Francisco's voluntary ban It's been nine months since San Franciscoimposed a voluntary ban on plastic bags for all large businesses. Up until now several businesses … [Read more...]

Reusable T-Shirt Bags to Replace Plastic in Toronto

The plastic bag ban fever is quickly spreading all across the States and both retailers and consumers are forced to find alternatives to single-use plastic bags. With the increasing awareness about environmental protection, it probably won't be long before these bags are banned in the whole of theUnited States. Plastic bag ban in Toronto The ban on plastic bags will take effect in Toronto on … [Read more...]

Send Seed Paper Cards to Your Clients

Wal-Mart, the retailer giant is promoting eco-friendly materials by sending seed paper cards to its customers. If you are one of those people who have never heard of seed paper, here is an explanation. It is a type of environmentally sustainable handmade paper embedded with live seeds. Different kinds of plant seeds are used to prepare this special type of paper. Unlike the paper that we use … [Read more...]

Save Our Shores Continues Environmental Advocacy With Beach Cleanup Days In October

Save Our Shores is hosting a Beach Cleanup in Monterey, California. On October 8th, 2011, the cleanup will be held at Zmudowski State Beach. Volunteer check-in will be located in the parking area at the end of Giberson Road and Zmudowski State Park. Save Our Shores will provide all of the cleanup supplies but they encourage you to bring your own gardening gloves and reusable bag or bucket. There … [Read more...]

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