Wow!

Are you thirsty? Think before grabbing that water bottle or can of soda! According to the Container Recycling Institute, in 2006 _____ billion plastic, glass and aluminum beverage bottles and cans were sold in the U.S.; _____ % of these were not recycled . Take a...

Who Is Responsible for Trash?

Source: EPA Earth Day is April 22, a day for environmental awareness and thinking about how we can become more green. Here’s a different look at who creates waste, where it goes and who should be held responsible: From Home to Landfill in Minutes What Happens to...

A Brief History of Bottles and Cans

By ERIN THOMPSON Large corporations profit from making disposable products that end up as waste. To avoid paying for the waste they make, these corporations launched public ad campaigns to make people feel personally responsible for garbage. Here’s how they did it:...