We don’t have to spend long hours picking up trash to make a difference–just a few pieces on our way to work, school, or while walking the trail contributes to a cleaner community.
Kevin.Murphy, a company that collects plastic bottles from the ocean to recycle for their beauty products. They also designed a square bottle that requires less plastic to hold the same amount of product.They are cleaning up the planet and creating less litter at the same time!
Good news for recycling – TerraCycle offers a variety of programs for recycling almost everything, many of them free! Many are by mail and offer free shipping; others, for example used razors, have a local drop-off site.
Cleanup campaigns DO make a longterm difference!
Citizens in New Jersey are making a difference, using an App that geotags dump sites and helps government employees catch the perpetrators.
Frankie Flemming keeps her city clean with her “Be considerate, don’t litter it” campaign.
Cleanup groups are being motivated by social media challenges!
Newport Beach has instituted a campaign against those smelly bags full of poop that people are leaving on our trails and sidewalks.