Plastic-Free Living

Ghost Nets, Bycatch, and the Looming Crisis of Commercial Fishing's Toll on our Oceans

Ghost Nets, Bycatch, and the Looming Crisis of Commercial Fishing's Toll on our Oceans

When it comes to ocean plastic, straws are just a drop in the ocean when compared to the plastic waste and harm to marine life caused by the fishing industry. From ghost nets to bycatch, commercial fishing is permanently altering underwater ecosystems at an alarming rate...

Plastic Free July: Join the Movement with Me Mother Earth

Plastic Free July: Join the Movement with Me Mother Earth

Plastic Free July presents a timely reminder for us to rethink our plastic consumption habits and embrace sustainable alternatives.

What are microplastics?

What are microplastics?

When we say microplastic, we generally mean particles smaller than 5 millimeters— the size of a standard pencil eraser — but they get smaller than that as they degrade and they become virtually impossible to detect....

Say No to Plastic Wrap

Say No to Plastic Wrap

Over nine million tons of the stuff was manufactured in 2019. But the worst part - it’s all single use...

Revolutionize Dishwashing: Go Plastic-Free!

Revolutionize Dishwashing: Go Plastic-Free!

The US is # 1 when it comes to generating plastic waste and the third contributor to ocean plastic waste. We have to do better. So let’s start with something simple. Washing dishes....

Take the Challenge - Plastic Free July

Take the Challenge - Plastic Free July

This isn’t about drastic lifestyle change; it’s about being smarter about the single-use plastics that are offered to you everyday and taking steps to reduce them....

Bazillions o’ Bottle Caps Littering our Oceans

Bazillions o’ Bottle Caps Littering our Oceans

Bottle caps are consistently listed in the top five types of plastic litter on beaches and are also in the top five items considered harmful to marine life....

Balloon beach litter

Pumping the brakes on Balloons

What goes up, must come down...likely, in the ocean or a tree ultimately ending up in the belly of an innocent animal....

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