Greenwashing: What It Is and How to Avoid It

By: Denali Selent Being a consumer in today’s world can be a confusing and overwhelming time. We are constantly bombarded with media, advertisements and social media posts telling us to “buy this”, “shop here” or “support this brand”. And to add another dimension of confusion, the environmentally conscious shopper, often wanting to put his or … More Greenwashing: What It Is and How to Avoid It

Plastic Overload: Why Recycling is so Important

An enormous amount of plastic is produced and consumed each year.  Where that plastic ends up and how it impacts the environment is up to us. The Worldwatch Institute has analyzed recent trends in plastic consumption and recycling. Their article, titled Global Plastic Production Rises, Recycling Lags, reveals that plastic production increased by 4 percent … More Plastic Overload: Why Recycling is so Important