Today’s Solutions: May 29, 2024

Woman Buying Cereals And Grains In Sustainable Plastic Free Grocery Store

7 tips to kickstart your Plastic Free July

The Plastic Free July initiative first began in 2011, and since then the campaign has grown so much that in 2017, the founder of the movement, Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, set up the Plastic Free Foundation Ltd. This foundation is an independent non-profit charity striving for a future that is free of Read More...

Plastic straws replaced with glass, bamboo, steel metal straws

How to give your reusable straws a proper clean

Buying a set of reusable straws feels good. You bought this shiny set of reusable straws because you care about the environment and it's Plastic Free July. You’re on your way to reducing your contribution to landfill trash and saving the turtles. However, what they don’t tell you is that Read More...

This plastic-free recyclable c

This plastic-free recyclable cooler uses wool to keep things cool

While it is an effective insulation material, the polyurethane foam typically used in coolers is difficult to recycle, involves harmful chemicals in its production, and releases noxious gases during decomposition. All of these environmental setbacks are what has prompted a startup, called Wool Read More...

LEGO is ditching plastic bags

LEGO is ditching plastic bags to reach its sustainability goals

LEGO has been a building block of many happy childhood memories since the 1930s, but as the world reforms its views on sustainability and works toward a more eco-friendly future, LEGO is shifting its operations to meet new environmental expectations. LEGO’s signature building blocks rely on Read More...

Zero Grocery lets you shop was

Zero Grocery lets you shop waste-free without leaving your home

Zero waste stores make it easier to green up your grocery routine, but if you don’t live near one, it can be difficult to navigate packaging-free shopping. This is why Zuleyka Strasner created Zero Grocery, the US’s first plastic-free online grocery.  Founded in 2018, the store aims to make Read More...

Seventh Generation takes susta

Seventh Generation takes sustainability to a new level with plastic-free packaging

As brands are increasingly shifting towards more eco-friendly practices, one of the first challenges they are striving to overcome is getting rid of plastic waste associated with packaging. Among the latest to embark on such a zero-waste journey is cleaning product company Seventh Generation, known Read More...

Johnnie Walker whiskey to come

Johnnie Walker whiskey to come in plastic-free paper bottles starting 2021

As consumer product companies are coming under increasing pressure to reduce the amount of plastic in packaging, giant retailers are slowly starting to rethink the design of their products to the benefit of the environment. Among the latest protagonists of such efforts to tackle plastic waste is Read More...

Join millions of others in goi

Join millions of others in going single-use plastic-free this July

Up for a challenge that does the world some good? Please welcome Plastic Free July! A global movement where millions around the world say no to single-use plastic for an entire month. Looking to contribute to a cleaner and healthier planet, millions of people across 177 countries have kicked Read More...

Nix the plastic! Here are 20 g

Nix the plastic! Here are 20 great foods easy to make from scratch

Reducing your consumption of single-use plastics can be difficult at grocery stores, where it seems like everything comes in disposable packaging. Saving glass jars for repurposing, and buying items packaged in recyclable material is a good place to start, but cooking common kitchen ingredients Read More...

KitKat’s new wrapper quits s

KitKat’s new wrapper quits single use plastic… and challenges your origami skills

Getting corporations to join the fight against single-use plastics often takes more than a desire to help the environment. It also takes economic and marketing incentives. Food and drink giant Nestlé seems to have found a strategy for reducing plastic use and increase sales: paper packaging that Read More...