April is protecting environment month

April is protecting environment month

April is protecting environment month   Earth Month takes place in April every year. This annual awareness month is an opportunity to raise awareness and advocate for change around the issues most impacting our planet!   #esrag #esragplastics...
Enabling single use plastic

Enabling single use plastic

Enabling single use plastic   The production of single-use plastic will expand dramatically in the next few years, enabled by the financial community and the strong participation of  investors and banks.  Who are the top 20 investment companies and banks?  What...
Why aluminium is the worst single use choice !

Why aluminium is the worst single use choice !

Why aluminium is the worst single use choice !   But…aluminum is 100% recyclable, right?  How is it the worst single-use choice?  After all, recycled aluminum uses only 5% of the energy used to produce virgin aluminum, and emits only 5% of the greenhouse gasses....
World Water Day

World Water Day

World Water Day   World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March, an anniversary established by the United Nations in 1992 as part of the Agenda 21 directives, the result of the Rio conference. This year’s theme is the link between water and climate change. The...
EcoContest

EcoContest

EcoContest   Know a young person who is passionate about the earth?  Then share this 3-minute video contest opportunity, and their message may be shared at EarthX, the largest environmental show on earth! The contest is open to young people HS to age 35, and can...
Zero waste event

Zero waste event

Zero Waste Event   Reducing and reusing, and then composting and recycling – these are the tools for hosting a “zero” waste event. But how, exactly, do you get started?   Plastic Solutions thanks the dedicated team at  Bainbridge Island Zero Waste for...
How much plastic is in the oceans? 

How much plastic is in the oceans? 

How much plastic is in the oceans?    Answer: More than 170 trillion pieces, according to a new study published in early March 2023.  This unprecedented level of plastic pollution started escalating rapidly in 2005, and will increase 2.6 times by 2040 if rapid...
ZERO WASTE dinnerware kits

ZERO WASTE dinnerware kits

ZERO WASTE dinnerware kits   The Solana Beach Eco Rotary Club makes Zero Waste events easy to do with Zero Waste Dinnerware Kits that community members can borrow for free!     The Club owns reusable plates, utensils, glasses, cups and mugs and provides them...
Making Plastic Emission Transparent

Making Plastic Emission Transparent

Making Plastic Emission Transparent   In terms of carbon emissions, are some plastics worse than others?  The answer is yes – the carbon footprint of one plastic bottle can be four times lower than another depending on which fossil fuel is used as...
If the bath tub is overflowing

If the bath tub is overflowing

If the bath tub is overflowing   To stop plastic waste – we need to turn off the faucet. And right now, that faucet is gushing, faster than ever. Environmental cleanups are inspiring. They are fun and build community. But they can’t be the only action we...

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