How Haiti Turns Trash Into Opportunity
Recycling bins are on every corner in many major cities in the United States. We take for granted that we have access to recycling - plastic recycling, metal recycling, glass recycling, you name it. However, it’s not so easy to recycle in developing countries. Take Haiti, for example. In Port-au-Prince alone, every month around 9 million...By Chrystal JohnsonBusiness & PolicyDecember 1, 2015
Why New York City Is Tackling Water Pollution Naturally
Brooklyn residents are very familiar with the Gowanus Canal in New York City. This canal has become one of the most polluted the waterways in the U.S. thanks to waste disposal and sewage runoff as well as industrial pollution from paper mills, chemical plants and gas plants. It’s so polluted, in fact, that it has...
7 Eco-Friendly Toy And Gift Ideas For The Holidays
I'm a big proponent of cutting down on the amount of stuff I give and receive during the Christmas season. Although I'm a huge fan of the Christmas season, it can get expensive, overwhelming, and wasteful if not done consciously. One way to balance living with less and the joy of giving and receiving gifts on Christmas morning...