Will Your Next Wetsuit be Environmentally Friendly?

Will Your Next Wetsuit be Environmentally Friendly?

Is this a watershed moment for wetsuits? Traditionally, wetsuits have been made of neoprene, a synthetic rubber first developed in 1930 by DuPont. It’s flexible and in foam form has good insulation qualities, but it’s also very non-biodegradable. Is it good for the...
Where Does All That Garbage Go?

Where Does All That Garbage Go?

When you throw that plastic water bottle into the recycle bin do you ask the question: where does all that garbage go? Hopefully, not into a landfill, the unfortunate destination of a huge amount of “recycled” trash. Hopefully, it gets sorted for serious recycling,...
Have a Great Time on Blue Monday! I Dare You!

Have a Great Time on Blue Monday! I Dare You!

Blue Monday is considered the most depressing day of the year. And we were in the middle of a snow/sleet/ice storm with temperatures down around -5°F and we could not be more depressed. So we could barely bring ourselves to get out of bed for coffee much less write a...
Life Beyond Plastic: Good News From McDonald’s

Life Beyond Plastic: Good News From McDonald’s

Two Major Food companies have announced that they are going plastic free! Iceland Foods and McDonald’s Corporation take historic steps towards sustainability. Our recent post Tell McDonald’s No to Plastic Straws, documented the sustainability issues of the...