10 Ways to Simplify Your Life – #WasteNotWantNot

10 Ways to Simplify Your Life – #WasteNotWantNot

We often talk about reducing trash and streamlining the waste stream in this blog as a way to help the environment and these same ideas and concepts can be applied to simplifying your life. Cutting through the clutter, in the form of unnecessary commitments and tasks, can help you simplify things which leads to more time to live a happy and productive life. Here are some tips to help you simplify your life in the spirit of our 2016 #WasteNotWantNot series.

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Latest Bag Ban News in The United States…Your March Update

Latest Bag Ban News in The United States…Your March Update

Have you seen our bag ban map lately? So much has changed, and we couldn’t be more excited. The bag ban movement is really growing. There are setbacks, and that is to be expected; but there is a lot more positive progress to repost this month. There are plenty of cities and municipalities making proposals and working toward banning single-use plastic bags. Keep reading to get the latest bag ban updates in the United States.

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Is Climate Change Affecting Your City? Find Out Here!

Is Climate Change Affecting Your City? Find Out Here!

2015 was the hottest year on record. This is a distinction previously held by 2014, so this is possibly the beginning of a trend. Increased temperatures impact the planet as a whole, and can have some very far reaching ramifications. To learn how your city measures up on climate change, check out this interactive chart. from the New York Times. To learn what may be causing climate change in your city, and the impacts of these changes, keep reading.

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Could Plastic Loving Bacterium Clean Up Our Plastic Environmental Mess? 

Could Plastic Loving Bacterium Clean Up Our Plastic Environmental Mess? 

Plastic is everywhere and is a very common part of modern life. There are lots of fantastic traits that make plastic so useful. One of these amazing traits is that many types of plastic are recyclable. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of the plastic unleashed on the world is recycled. The rest of the plastic ends up in landfills or as litter. A group of Japanese researchers may have a solution to a lot of the plastic sitting in landfills. This group identified a bacterium that degrades plastic.

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5 Ways Custom Reusable Bags Work for Marketing

5 Ways Custom Reusable Bags Work for Marketing

One of the great things about custom reusable bags, aside from the fact that they are great for the environment, is that they are so versatile and can be customized to make a perfect fit for your demographic. The design and customization opportunities of custom reusable bags are as numerous as the ideas you can come up with, but because custom reusable bags are loved by pretty much every segment of the population, they are a great marketing tool.

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3 Cool Ideas for Summer Marketing

3 Cool Ideas for Summer Marketing

It’s about that time to start planning for your summer marketing initiatives and we are here to help. Customized, eco-friendly, branded products are proven to effectively get your marketing message out there and get your brand recognized. The more useful your customized product is, the more your customers will use it. In turn this means your brand will get more exposure. We’ve selected three eco-friendly customizable products that are great for your summer marketing initiatives.

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Reusable Grocery Bags VS. Plastic Bags…You Might Be Surprised By The Facts

Reusable Grocery Bags VS. Plastic Bags…You Might Be Surprised By The Facts

There are two traits that make disposable plastic bags handy. One is the lightweight construction, which will not weigh you down when you carry a loaded bag. The second is durability, which ensures the bag won’t fall apart while in use. Have you ever wondered how disposable plastic bags stacks up against reusable grocery bags? We did, so we did some research to figure out how both types of bags hold up and the results were interesting.

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