Tag: demobags

  • Celebrate Remembrance in Phoenix for Memorial Day

    by levent

    By Christopher Thompson A handful of ceremonies and remembrances are planned around the Valley. Check out the list below to see some things you can do to support remembrance and the celebration of life. Gilbert Historical Society’s Memorial Day Ceremony (May 27) Hosted by the Gilbert Historical Society and the American Legion Post 39, the […]

    more
  • How plastic waste could destroy the Earth within a few centuries

    by levent

    The plastic grocery bag is as ubiquitous as it is inexpensive; nearly all of us have a cache of them in a junk drawer somewhere in our homes. And while some municipalities seek to ban them, plastic bags have become a symbol of capitalism and consumption, given out at stores and malls on every continent.¬†Given […]

    more
  • The Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Twice the Size of France and Growing

    by levent

    The Pacific Ocean is beautiful. However, halfway between California and Hawaii, the ocean is also the site of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. At over 600,000 miles, it is more than twice the size of France. The detritus already weighs around 87,000 tons and is growing by the day. Bottles, bags, fishing nets, and such […]

    more
  • Battery Recycling – What You Need to Know

    by levent

    Batteries are categorized as hazardous waste. When it comes to addressing this issue, the best thing to do is to choose reusable batteries over single-use ones. This is an eco-friendly alternative and reduces the environmental pressures on an island like Hawaii and its fragile ecosystems. Batteries are an inalienable part of our lives. Mobile phones, […]

    more
  • Garbage companies are refusing your recycling. The trade war with China will make it worse

    by levent

    Across the Bay Area, recycling companies are in a crunch to find places overseas where they can sell plastic yogurt cups and junk mail flyers. China had been a big buyer of reclaimed refuse but recently tightened its rules on the products it accepts, requiring the various materials to be rigorously separated and much cleaner […]

    more