WASTED: Inspiring neighbourhood “labs” and rewards for recycling plastic

Amsterdam Noord-based WASTED is a neighbourhood laboratory that is turning plastic “trash into treasure”. Under the WASTED initiative, community members, businesses and cultural organisations help to collect plastic in the neighbourhood. The plastic is then taken to the WASTED Laboratory where using machines, plastic is reprocessed in order to create new items for the community. WASTED give points to community members for every bag of … Continue reading WASTED: Inspiring neighbourhood “labs” and rewards for recycling plastic

One Less Plastic Bottle: The Ecology Center campaign to ditch plastic

Stickers are a great way to get your message across and The Ecology Center are giving away stickers, emblazoned with One Less Plastic Bottle, to encourage people to ditch disposable water bottles in favour of re-usable glass bottles. With World Water Day coming up on March 22, The Ecology Center’s The Water Effect campaign sets out to “inspire ripples of change” through simple solutions such … Continue reading One Less Plastic Bottle: The Ecology Center campaign to ditch plastic

Zero Waste Guy Jonathan Levy on waste reduction

This series of conversations aims to highlight the efforts of various people who all share a commitment to the planet that they put into action, each in their own way and with a focus on a particular issue. There are more of us than we know! Jonathan Levy goes by the nickname “zero waste guy”. […] via Conversation with Jonathan Levy on Waste Reduction — For … Continue reading Zero Waste Guy Jonathan Levy on waste reduction

The Plastic Age: Saving the oceans from plastic

The Plastic Age is a documentary that looks at the effects of plastic on the environment, especially the oceans, and how all it takes is one person to make a difference. The Plastic Age shows how Pharrell Williams, G-Star, Bionic Yarn, individuals in Hawaii and the USA including a sea captain, wildlife and sustainable coastline activists are making a difference to save the oceans from plastic. … Continue reading The Plastic Age: Saving the oceans from plastic