Packaging

Soft Drink Giant Bottles Green Idea

March 24, 2011

Pepsi recently announced that it will start bottling its fizzy drink entirely with “plant-based, fully-renewable resources” PET plastic bottles. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Green Ideas: Eco Plastic From Mushrooms

October 28, 2010

Synthetic plastics are everywhere in our lives and the stuff is toxic to the environment and the health of both humans and non-humans. Related Posts:No Related Posts Found! Go find some…

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Sustainable production

December 14, 2007

An email that arrived in my inbox this week called my attention and I decided to share it with you. It is about a DVD called The Story of Stuff, a 20-minute look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. According to the producers, “the movie exposes the connections between a huge number […]

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Excessive plastic and energy waste

September 21, 2007

I recently went to a different coffee franchise: Bear Creek Coffee. The coffee was good. The atmosphere was great. Very relaxing. And when I got my small coffee in the little cardboard cup with the cardboard huggie around it, there was a small green piece of plastic sticking out of the lid. “Very odd,” I […]

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The attack of the killer plastic bags

August 10, 2007

It is probably the easiest change to integrate in your life when you adopt a greener lifestyle: ditching the plastic carrier bag. They are everywhere: caught up in the wind, clogging up sewerage systems, in the oceans and choking animals worldwide. All it takes is a minimum of organization to avoid them. Or shops being […]

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