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ocean clean up vessel

September 7, 2018 FAST Company article by Adele Peters A new test in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch will show if the Ocean Cleanup system, designed by young inventor Boyan Slat, really works. On September 8, a ship towing a 2,000-foot-long floating tube will leave a shipyard in Alameda, California, and slowly move under the […]

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DIY video to make beeswax food wraps

Stop using plastic wrap for your food. You can buy wax food wrap, but did you know you can make it yourself?  Here’s one of the many YouTube videos we found that shows you how!

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furoshiki how to


When wrapping presents, use Japanese furoshiki instead of wrapping paper. Furoshiki is the art is using cloth to wrap gifts. You can re-use the cloth over multiple times. This video shows basic technique for boxes. There are many more instructional videos available for a wider range of shapes.

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Plastic Free

Plastic is ubiquitous. This book is a practical guide to kicking your plastic addiction. Available on Amazon in Hardcover, Paperback and Kindle from $5 – $17.

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straws pollution

September 21, 2018 EATER by Whitney Filloon Come 2019, California diners who want a plastic straw for their beverage will have to specifically ask for one. On Thursday, a bill banning full-service restaurants from automatically giving customers plastic straws was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. “Plastic has helped advance innovation in our society, […]

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