Why Ecobrick?

Why Ecobrick?

So, this month a video on Ecobricks went viral.  It’s hit almost 200,000 views.  The news site that made the video, unfortunately, made it with all the resources from our site– but didn’t consult us.  Thus, the video contains lots of errors and...
Plastic, I Love You

Plastic, I Love You

I’ve got good news about plastic waste!   Around the world there is now less and less trash. In fact, just by reading this little essay of mine, there will be a little less trash in the world. Hurray! Because, as we all know, the whales and dolphins are...
Recycling:  The Evil Illusion

Recycling: The Evil Illusion

Over the last five years, I’ve been working on the front lines of the struggle with plastic.  I’ve been visiting dump sites and recycling centers around the world to discover for myself what really happens to plastic. In 2015, I took a job at a recycling facility...
Recycling: The Evil Illusion

Recycling: The Evil Illusion

Yes, “Evil” is a strong word– especially for a seemingly banal and even benevolent activity that we all aspire to participate in. However, after several years of working closely with waste, up-cycling and recycling, I have serious doubts about...