Trash is inevitable in today's world. However, it does not have to pollute our planet. A new startup, Sierra Energy, has raised $33 million dollars with one goal in mind: vaporize trash and turn it into clean energy! The company made the news mostly because of their financial backers, Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Mostly Bill Gates … Continue reading From Trash To Clean Energy? Yes Please!
A grocery store in Vancouver, BC recently rolled out a collection of plastic bags meant to shame shoppers into using reusable bags, and failed miserably. Their lineup of 3 bags are now sought after by those who love the humor behind it. While the grocer may be disappointed the shaming did not work, there is … Continue reading Grocer’s Plastic Bag Shaming Backfires
What do you do with plastic waste that cannot be recycled? Well, one company is taking repurposing seriously. They are processing the plastic into bluetooth speakers! The best part? Once they become speakers, they are able to be recycled later! I am a huge fan of finding a way to reduce, reuse, or recycle. It … Continue reading Company Finds Way to Recycle Unrecyclable Plastic
Over 20 years ago, Del Oro struck a deal with Costa Rica to dump their orange peels and pulp in a barren area of land on their conservation. In return, they traded them a portion of land on their border. It was an amazing deal that ended abruptly when the competition sued. Over 15 years … Continue reading That Moment When Waste Management is an Ecological Friend
Earth day has come and gone, but that does not mean we should stop caring for the planet. BioCellection founders spoke at this years Women in the World summit about plastics, and how they are killing our planet. Realistically, the oceans are littered with plastic waste. Landfills are full of the stuff. What isn't being … Continue reading BioCellection is Working to Solve Plastic Waste Crisis