New Frisboos are in!  V2.3

New Frisboos are in!  V2.3

Oh my, it’s taken months and months for the this next batch and new version of the Frisboo to arrive.  The dedication and persistence of our product manager, Sony Trisnanto, has paid off though.  The first ten have arrived– and they are awesome!...
B4 Ultimate Hat Tourney– with Bamboo!

B4 Ultimate Hat Tourney– with Bamboo!

This past weekend my friends and I organized the 2nd annual Bali Barefoot Beach and Bamboo Ultimate Hat Tournament. Yeah, that’s a mouthful– so we just called it the B4 tourney!  It was an opportunity to put the test new regenerative technologies that I...
Solving the StarBucks Scourge: The EarthCup

Solving the StarBucks Scourge: The EarthCup

An open source, locally crafted, 100% organic coffee cup to undermine the Starbucks scourge of unrecyclable coffee cups? Yes! I am really excited to announce a new innovation that I am working on.  It tackles one of my biggest frustrations in the whole wide...
A Cigarette Pollution Solution

A Cigarette Pollution Solution

I’ve got good news and bad news on cigarette butts. There is a simple solution to a big problem. Trashed cigarette butts are one of the most rampant of all human wastes. Over 4.5 trillion cigarette butts are discarded every year.(1) In beach clean ups around the...
My Facebook Transition

My Facebook Transition

My father recently asked me, “Russell, what happened to your old blog?  I sure miss it”.  My Dad’s not exactly a social media consultant, but his comment struck me deep.  I realized he had a point.  My Facebook posts were nothing like my blog of...
The Movement Spreads

The Movement Spreads

Great news for the planet! Ani and I just got back from five days in Jogja. Jogja is principal Indonesia city that has been the birth place of movements and political and cultural reforms that have swept the country. And now, the Ecobrick movement is sure and steady...
Touching the Industrial Cosmos

Touching the Industrial Cosmos

“This evening, working the line in the recycling factory, the sheer grey, mind-numbing monotony propelled me into a dark metaphysical moment that will haunt me for the rest of my life.” Note: I recently discovered on my hard drive some photos and a movie...
GoBrik Beta launched with partner NU LBNI

GoBrik Beta launched with partner NU LBNI

Ani and I arrived in Jakarta this week, and the first thing we did is visit our friends at NU’s LBNI headquarters.  The LBNI division of NU, a Muslim organization with millions of members, had been ecobricking for the last year.  They’ve been...