Posts by tag: recycling

Eco Friendly June 4, 2019 posted by

FUTURECRAFT.LOOP – the shoe with a life cycle

Recycling and reusing things are two of the big ways we can help the environment. There are things that we generally just use until they have to be tossed though. Like sneakers. Wear them until they’re falling apart, right? Well Adidas wants to make a change with that with the FUTURECRAFT.LOOP, the fully recyclable sneaker.

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FUTURECRAFT.LOOP – the shoe with a life cycle
Eco Friendly March 21, 2019 posted by

We’re Recycling Wrong – here are some tips for being better

Recycling is having some problems in the west. What most people don’t realize is that we ship most of our waste to other countries to be processed but unfortunately for us, those countries aren’t taking our trash anymore and we aren’t very good at making sure that our garbage is sorted properly which keeps it from getting recycled. We’ve gotta do better and this article gives some tips how.

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We’re Recycling Wrong – here are some tips for being better
Eco Friendly March 19, 2019 posted by

Where do our recyclables go – after China becomes more strict, we need to question this more

One of our biggest problems is trash and now with China refusing most of our recyclables, this problem is coming home to roost with disastrous consequences. Instead of being recycled, most things that can be are actually ending up in landfills and at incinerators which means, we need to be way more aware of what we are throwing out and how to reduce that.

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Where do our recyclables go – after China becomes more strict, we need to question this more
Eco Friendly March 7, 2019 posted by

NYC Canners – these people are responsible for such high recycling numbers in the city

When we think of people who collect cans, well we probably don’t think much of them. Most people are aware that the cans can be exchanged for money but many people don’t bother. Still, the people who collect up these cans are doing a good bit to help the amount of recyclables that actually get turned in proving that a little bit of incentive goes a long way.

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NYC Canners – these people are responsible for such high recycling numbers in the city
hmm..interesting June 6, 2018 posted by

Gumshoe – the sneaker made from recycled gum

Ever been walking down the street and just step on some gum that someone spit out and left there? Probably because people are gross and thoughtless. In Amsterdam people have this problem as well but one company wants to turn all that thrown out gum into sneakers. Gumshoe is the first sneaker partially made from recycled gum.

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Gumshoe  – the sneaker made from recycled gum
Eco Friendly April 20, 2018 posted by

Adidas x Wanderlust – check out these clothes made from recycled plastic

Plastic is everywhere and it’s not going away because it takes a really long time to break down in landfills. In the meantime, it’s just sort of polluting everything and killing the environment. Which is not great. Adidas and Wanderlust have made an entire collection of fitness clothes made from recycled materials to help draw attention to the problem and how we can help solve it.

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Adidas x Wanderlust – check out these clothes made from recycled plastic
but is it art? February 10, 2017 posted by

AIR-INK – draw with air pollution

Air pollution is terrible and in some cities, it’s just overwhelming. It’s mostly caused by car exhaust in cities that have very high populations and older model cars. Now you can use that nasty pollution to make art with the AIR-INK Markers, the art tools made from air pollution.

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AIR-INK – draw with air pollution
Eco Friendly June 22, 2015 posted by

ecoATM – turn in your old mobile devices for cash

By now most of us have a legion of outdated mobile tech products sitting around the house. Old phones, MP3 players and the like that we’ve upgraded from. You should be passingly aware that you can’t just toss them in the bin but short of posting them on Craigslist, what else can you do? Enter ecoATM, the machine that recycles your tech for cold, hard cash.

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ecoATM – turn in your old mobile devices for cash
Eco Friendly July 16, 2014 posted by

EcoDrain – stop wasting hot shower water, recycle it to save money and save the planet

We all know that we waste a lot of energy every day. Even while doing the simplest of things like taking a hot shower, we can end up sending a bunch of valuable energy down the drain in the form of still heated waste water. But thankfully there’s now a very cool gadget which will make our shower time more efficient and save money at the same time.

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EcoDrain – stop wasting hot shower water, recycle it to save money and save the planet