How the World is Combating the Consequences of Plastic Use

How the World is Combating the Consequences of Plastic Use

By: Sophia Matthews Have you heard about the sperm whale with 64 pounds of plastic debris in its digestive tract? Or seen the footage of the sea turtle with the plastic straw stuck in its nose? Have you heard about China’s ban on imported plastic waste? Have you ever Googled the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? [...]

5 tips to be an eco-friendly traveler

5 tips to be an eco-friendly traveler

Summer has arrived! Time to make the most of the hot weather and enjoy a well-deserved holiday break. Unfortunately, the tourism industry has a huge impact on the environment, and many travellers leave behind them a significant amount of waste without even noticing. From disposable water bottles and baby wipes, to plastic trays on the [...]

Portrait of a Collector: Louisa Cooper and the Waunarlwydd Primary School, in Swansea, Wales

Portrait of a Collector: Louisa Cooper and the Waunarlwydd Primary School, in Swansea, Wales

The portrait of a collector section shines a light on the TerraCycle collectors that want to talk about their initiative, the charity they collect for and share some advise and tips for other TerraCycle collectors. Louisa Cooper, who collects for the Waunarlwydd Primary School, in Swansea, Wales, helps raise money for the school to buy new outside [...]

How to be an eco-friendly supporter

How to be an eco-friendly supporter

The 2018 world cup has started! If you are a football fan, or just like big competitions - now is the time to enjoy the unique atmosphere of world cups. While major sports events are very entertaining to watch, they also generate a huge amount of waste: supporter goodies, snacks wrappers, plastic bottles...which is unfortunately [...]