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The trendy coffee table that hides all my junk

Not only is it space-efficient, it also rewards bad behavior My husband and I have hoarding tendencies that are often disguised as being environmental. Plastic take-out containers, twist ties, Trader Joe’s shopping bags—if it can be used again, it stays. For other items, like clothing and printed matter, it’s about posterity. Show More Summary

It's time for farmers markets to declare plastic bags out of season

Among the blazing orange carrots, ripe red strawberries and deep green kale leaves that line the farmers market stalls is one incongruous product that never goes out of season: disposable white plastic bags. I am an avid farmers-market shopper, which means more than half of my food comes from the...

Maryland grad turns recycled plastic bags into eco-fashion

Plastic is Trisha Cheeny's bag. A recent graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art, where she majored in interdisciplinary sculpture, Cheeny is looking to launch Pälemer, a line of clothing and accessories derived from used plastic bags and other recycled materials. Show More Summary

The Complex Tale of America's 'Blue-Collar Millionaire'

Percy Ross made his fortune in plastic garbage bags (after some other entrepreneurial endeavors), culminating in the sale of his company, Poly-Tech, for $8 million on July 20, 1969—the same day man walked on the moon. A Longreads story by Jacqui Shine details Ross' "pitch-perfect rags-to-riches tale" as the...

We've made enough plastic trash to bury Manhattan under 2-miles of the stuff

Whether you get an iced latte to-go in the morning, your restaurant leftovers in a plastic takeaway container, or forget to take a reusable bags to the store, there are numerous ways disposable plastic  adds up -  and that is a huge problem. Show More Summary

How 'nudge theory' can help shops avoid a backlash over plastic bag bans

On your way home tonight, you might stop at the supermarket to grab some ingredients for the evening meal. If you're like many shoppers, you'll pass through the self-service checkout, scan your items, and hurriedly place them in the conveniently waiting thin, grey plastic bag before finalising the purchase.

Man Who Killed His Stepdaughter To Have Sex With Her Corpse Won’t OK Divorce From Her Mom

5 days agoNews / Crime : Crime Feed

During Gregory Graf's trial, the jury had to view a shocking six-minute video that showed Graf abusing Jessica Padgett's lifeless body, whose head he had covered in a plastic bag. The post Man Who Killed His Stepdaughter To Have Sex With Her Corpse Won’t OK Divorce From Her Mom appeared first on CrimeFeed.

Sculptor Charles McGill Dead At 53

"[He was] best known for repurposing vintage golf bags by creating assemblages with their tempered plastic, steel, leather, vinyl, and hardware."

Body of judge in unsolved boy's death found with bag on head

2 weeks agoNews : Trending Now

PARIS (AP) — The body of a 65-year-old retired judge — the first to investigate the still-unsolved 1984 death of a four-year-old boy that transfixed France — has been found with a plastic bag over his head.

Ex-judge in French child murder case found dead in apparent suicide

A retired French judge has been found dead at his home with his head in a plastic bag, a prosecutor said on Wednesday, in a new twist to a child murder case that has haunted France for three decades. A judicial source said first indications...Show More Summary

15 pounds of marijuana left on side of 210 Freeway are discovered by councilman

Fifteen pounds of marijuana were found in plastic bags on the side of a freeway in La Crescenta during a litter cleanup this weekend, authorities said. Two organizations were doing their monthly sweep along the 210 Freeway at La Crescenta Avenue on Saturday when City Councilman Mike Classens came...

Long Beach Aquarium Eliminating Plastic Bags And Straws For 2 Million Yearly Visitors

The Aquarium of the Pacific has partnered with 18 other aquariums to eliminate waste from plastic bags, straws, and beverage bottles. [ more › ]

A Man Does His Part to Protect the Earth

If everybody with the ability to buy their food in an air conditioned store never took a plastic bag ever again, how much good karma would this generate? How much good would this actually do? The post A Man Does His Part to Protect the Earth appeared first on The Good Men Project.

A neat skateboard trick: Recycling old plastic bags to make boards

LONDON (Reuters) - Skateboarders are known for high-flying tricks, from jumping off of ramps to shooting down railings, but now one British designer is touting an environmental trick of his own, by using old plastic bags to make boa...

How to make ice cream using a plastic bag

This unreal technique creates ice cream using a few ingredients and two plastic baggies.        

Rubbish on UK beaches is choking the life out of seabirds

Greenpeace has found bottles, bags, packaging and plastic fragments on every one of the 30 beaches it studied in Scotland, increasing fear that seabirds are being affected by the rubbish.

Is Amazon's water-resisting plastic bag for your phone better than a plain ol' Ziploc?

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Amazon offers this heavy plastic bag with a locking seal to let you use your phone in the water. Ziploc has long been my favorite beach case for my phone and kindle, wonder how they compare? This less than $3.00 plastic bag does a great job of keeping the sand and sea water off (or out) of my iPhone 7+. Show More Summary

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