Posts Tagged With: environmental

Rethinking Recycling

This video shared by Treehugger’s own Margaret Badore is a simple and excellent look at the changing landscape of recycling over the years. This 3-minute video discusses the switch from refillable to plastic bottles, and the actual source of the  American anti-littering campaign.

Towards the end of the video, she brings up the idea of “Product Stewardship,” which is a topic that has been generating interest lately. One of the more notable takes on the idea is within the book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. Written by Micheal Braungart, a renowned German chemist, and William McDonough, a famous American designer, the book explores the system of waste and product generation in the world today, as well as possible solutions to each of the issues presented.

Personally, I highly recommend the book. It was one of the first I picked up in my search for continuing environmental education, and it was an awesome introduction into the world of greater thoughts on sustainability. Do you have any picks for some green reading? Let me know!

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How to Use a Paper Towel, or: Simple Tricks

If you can take five minutes out of your day to watch a simple TED talk about how to be more sustainable, then this is the blog for you! Green Gator Girl is a resource for busy people who want to learn more about how to lessen their impact on the planet. It’s sustainability in simple, relatable posts. Changing the planet is easy, if everyone works together and makes simple, conscious choices every day. 

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