Tag: Waste cleanup
ABOARD THE ALGUITA, 1,000 miles northeast of Hawaii — In this remote patch of the Pacific Ocean, hundreds of miles from any national boundary, the detritus of human life is collecting in a swirling current so large that it defies precise measurement. Light bulbs, bottle caps, toothbrushes, Popsicle sticks and tiny pieces of plastic, each [...]
West Australian roads and paths and others across the counrty (save only South Australia) are littered with glass – if you think it is getting worse you would be right. A recent report shows that in Western Australia we have the second highest level of glass litter after NSW (pdf). One way to reduce broken [...]
The streets and nature parks of the world, the river systems, the coastal wetlands and beaches as well as the oceans are littered with the branded garbage of those who want to promote there services and goods to us. Be it the wrapping from the fast foods they push down our throats, the cans from [...]
Posted: October 7th, 2009 under Foundation News, General, Green Living.
Tags: Branded Litter, Coca-Cola, Extended producer responsibility, landfill, Litter, MacDonalds, Pacific Gaia, plastic bags, reducing waste, Wal-Mart, Waste cleanup, waste packaging
Brief Bio; Heidi Taylor was born in Australia. She is the Co-Founder of Tangaroa Blue Ocean Care Society with her husband Richard. She has been a PADI Dive Instructor for the last 10 years, teaching people about the ocean and ways we can protect it. The Interview: Bob – Heidi how did you become an [...]
Posted: October 5th, 2009 under Climate Change, Foundation News, General, Green Living, Interviews with Activists, Nature.
Tags: activism, activist, activists, awards, conservation groups, eco-hero, Marine ecosystems, marine life, Waste cleanup