More than 300 million tons of plastics is produced globally each year, with only about ten percent of that being recycled. And statistics are showing that the production of plastics continues to rise. The main goals of recycling plastics is to: Keep the material out of the landfill and even more harmful, our oceans. Put… Continue reading Recycling plastics
To quote Aristotle; “We are what we repeatedly do”. On average it takes 21 days to create a new habit, and 66 before it becomes automatic. As humans we all live entrenched in habits, some of them serve us and our environment well, others do not. Our journey with plastics began as a very easy… Continue reading How to reduce your plastic consumption
With the recent closure of the Nanaimo Recycling Exchange many islanders are wondering what they can do with their Styrofoam. Go to the RDN website’s What goes where page, and use their site search bar to search for styrofoam. This takes you to their page listing all the sites that are currently accepting stryofoam: Alpine… Continue reading What can you do with Styrofoam?