Think you can easily recognize plastic? I thought so, too, but I was surprised by some of the everyday uses of plastic that aren’t very obvious. In this article, we showcase five things you should know about plastic in our everyday lives, from hidden plastics to recycling and shopping tips.
From the creators of The Story of Stuff, comes an eye-opening, thought-provoking, 8-minute video called The Story of Bottled Water. Just saying “No” to bottled water is one of the easiest ways to reduce one’s plastic consumption. Find a sturdy container you can use over and over by refilling it with your tap water. Don’t have something around your home already? Then invest in a durable container that you will enjoy using over and over for your drinking water. Personally, I’ve started using an old salsa glass jar for my drinking water. It has a really decorative metal top that [Continue Reading...]