http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/beach-cleaning-robot-helps-4ocean-clean-plastic-from-beaches/ At the time of this article they exceeded their 16 million pounds of plastic picked up! This new tool added to their team increases their ability to pick up 16x. I'm just wondering how it remains safe for the wildlife living in the sand and what it does with all the seashells it grabs! … Continue reading A little good news — about the 4Ocean guys!!!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/60-oceania-companies-sign-pledge-to-reduce-plastic-waste-totally-over-4-years/ For years I've been telling people that we must choose the products we purchase and from whom we purchase them. That means choosing companies with values you share. Here are 60 more companies that I'm looking closely at to add to my list.
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/recycled-face-masks-added-to-road-building-material-to-reduce-waste/ In my view, this is a lot of good news!!! The statistic that grabbed me was that on average we are consuming 6 billion face masks a day during this pandemic!!!! And they are all easily recycled into other practical materials... in this case: roads!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/yacht-the-manta-generates-power-by-melting-waste-it-gathers/ The article speaks for itself and answers a few questions... I think it's a great step forward... I want to know what are the emissions from the fuel source. And, can this system be retrofitted to other vessels?
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/young-woman-in-kenya-makes-plastic-bricks-out-of-recycled-waste/ This is simply amazing and brilliant!!! We need to get our governments onboard and using this idea!!! I don't know about you, but the recycling motto I grew up on talked about the three Rs of recycling and one of them was RE-USE!!!
http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/berkeley-scientists-single-use-plastic-eats-itself/ I don't know about you, but the perils of plastics have been a topic of prominence for me for a long time now: recycling, choosing less packaging, reusing... What to do with all that plastic?!? A few years ago I read about someone working on bacteria that would eat plastics in landfills, but it … Continue reading A little good news — there’s hope for us yet!