This December marks the second year in a row that Luzinterruptus has installed the Consumerist Christmas Tree. The first installation in 2013 had been located in the English city of Durham for the Lumiere Festival. Like last year, the designers reached out
BANDA ACEH (IRIN) - When the earthquake struck, Irwandi Yusuf, a leader in the armed separatist Free Aceh Movement (GAM), was startled in his prison bunk. He began to pack his possessions into a plastic bag. "The earthquake was strong, I thought there might be a tsunami," he said. Show More Summary
New Yorkers, businesses, and the environment can benefit from new bill being considered by New York City to impose 10-cent fee on every disposable plastic and paper bag.
Charging pennies for a plastic bag is an effective way to reduce waste, but not because of the cost.
At Rumsey Street and Des Voeux Road, two middle-aged women step into the hot-pink double-decker tram, gripping large black plastic bags filled with pungent dried cod and shrimp.
The famous anti-littering campaign "Don't Mess with Texas" may soon need to be changed to "Don't Mess with Texafornia" as the City of Dallas will be ringing in the new year with a touch more of a California feel because of the environmentalist driven Carryout Bags Ordinance. Show More Summary
[vimeo src='//player.vimeo.com/video/113942952' width='642' height='361'] Have you ever looked at a plastic bag and thought, fuck, that looks delicious? If not, perhaps a new device called the Fungi Mutarium will change your mind. Unveiled...Show More Summary
Supporters of a state ban on single-use plastic grocery bags filed a complaint Monday, calling for the secretary of state to investigate allegations that opponents seeking to overturn the measure are misleading voters to get them to sign petitions that would place the matter on the ballot.
An abused puppy found in a sealed trash bag was rescued two days before Thanksgiving thanks to a kind passerby who discovered the animal and called animal control officers. While Karen Herrera was on a walk that Thursday morning, she came across a sealed plastic bag with something very disturbing trapped inside. Show More Summary
Step away from the plastic thingamabobs and made-in-China gewgaws, and get a little crafty this holiday season.
There are plastic shopping bags, bottles, toys, action figures, bottle caps, pacifiers, tooth brushes, boots, buckets, deodorant roller balls, umbrella handles,
Watch as Youtuber “En Was Not Here” dumps a bag full of brightly colored plastic balls on top and at the bottom of an escalator, creating some sort of perpetual motion machine machine in the process. [En Was Not Here | Via LS]
En Was Not Here performed a science experiment of sorts by releasing a bag full of colorful plastic balls at the bottom and top of an up escalator, create a sort of perpetual motion machine as they ride up and tumble back down the automatic stairs. via Tod E. Kurt
To the editor: The editorial on the plastic bag ban prompts me to wonder whether the California Legislature considered biodegradable bags. ("Let California's plastic bag ban stand," Editorial, Dec. 5)
It's almost a perpetual motion machine, and is absolutely a source of infinite amusement! (via JWZ)
The bounty hunters are out again, and they’re gunning for … you.
Some people just don't know when to stop fighting. Immediately after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the nation's first statewide ban on disposable plastic bags, the plastics industry vowed to overturn it. Since then, out-of-state bag makers have contributed $2.5 million to help collect 504,000...
Swachh Mandir Abhiyaan is a campaign initiated by Hindu Temples in Bengaluru with aim to... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
Brooklyn: I read about Mayor de Blasio creating affordable housing — but that means only for people who can afford it.
A pregnant Kate Middleton was recently photographed clutching a handful of garish plastic bags brimming with bargains, is nobody immune from Black Friday fever one asks? With Black Friday turning large swathes of rational minded andShow More Summary