Tag: zero-waste

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Plastic Bag Floating in Ocean

The Problem With Plastic in Our Oceans

Excellent feature on CBC’s The Current charting plastics movement and impact across the ocean. Not only does the radio feature start by looking at the recent west coast of Vancouver Island’s mass plastic clean-up but it also is an overall great 101 on the problem of plastic in our oceans. Several experts contributed to the discussion, and through the hosts questions the feature really broke down the how, why and where of it in a very understandable way.
http://www.cbc.ca/radio/thecurrent/the-current-for-october-31-2016-1.3826159/oceans-absolutely-choked-by-plastic-bottles-and-microplastic-fibres-1.3826476

Moop and Me

Clear Bag Recycling

When Dova arrived to the island there was a hole in the ground for trash, a small metal pile, a fish net full of milk jugs. In 1993 she got a contract from the regional district to handle the island’s recycling. Now a permanent fixture the Recyclng Centre is a hub or refuse and resources where locals can both discard trash and find treasures.

Clear Bag Recycling

The Bane of My Existence

Plastic, I love it. I hate it. Plastic houses my laptop; it makes up my plumbing; it keeps my sandwiches fresh and it’s the foundation of my music collection. How would we exist without rubbermaid. What would the world be with out ceran wrap. Plastic seems necessary and insidious and it doesn’t go anywhere, ever, literally. Plastic is waste free… Read more →