June 9, 2021

European Union Bans Single-Use Plastics Including Cutlery Starting July 3, 2021

The profusion of plastic waste is one of the major challenges facing our planet's oceans. Among the contributors to this problem are single-use plastics such as cutlery, balloons, plastic bags, and wrappers. These small items are often swallowed by sea life and their decay is slow. A plastic straw in the ocean can remain for 200 years, while a plastic cup can last up to 450 years.

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May 21, 2021

Global Regeneration Efforts Have Regrown a France-Sized Area of Forest Since 2000

“Save the trees” has been an environmental rallying cry for decades. Today, the message remains as important as ever. Although deforestation is still a massive concern, a new report details the possibilities of forest regeneration. Since 2000, an estimated 58.9 million hectares of natural forest have regrown globally—an area equivalent to the size of France.

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April 13, 2021

20 Eco-Friendly Products to Reduce Waste in Style

Are you looking for a way to lead a more environmentally-friendly lifestyle without sacrificing your creative spark? If so, you're in luck! We've compiled a selection of eco-friendly products that are as stylish as they are sustainable. Many of these green gifts offer an aesthetically-appealing alternative to disposable items, including a reusable, floral-printed shopping bag and a convenient metal straw. Others are consciously crafted from sustainable materials, like the wood-cover journals, nature-inspired pencils, and vegetable-ink temporary tattoos.

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