The whole experience was life changing, so much so that I have come home and resigned from my job of 28 years! It taught me that there is so much more to this life, and I intend to live it. We have a beautiful planet, and we need to fight to keep it, despite the odds! ~Kim Simkins
We understand that no everyone has the time, patience, or money to go plastic free. In the final article in our blog series on how to reduce your plastic waste, we give you the top five easiest, one-time changes you can make. Small but effective changes that may even prove contagious!
Encouraging your office to reduce as much plastic as possible can help encourage others to do it at home. It can also help promote the business as eco-friendly and could have a ripple effect throughout practices. This is the sixth installment in our series of blogs with tips on how to reduce your plastic waste.
You may be surprised to learn that many of your clothes contain plastic. Go through your wardrobe and check the labels; fabrics containing polyester, nylon, acrylic, or polyamide are made with plastic fibres. In this article we discuss how to reduce plastic in your wardrobe.
In the fourth article in our blog series on how to reduce your plastic consumption we focus on the kitchen. The great thing about reducing plastic in your kitchen is that most of it is just upcycling what you have already. It is an affordable way to reduce your plastic and can make a real difference.
This is the second part of our guide on how to reduce plastic in the bathroom. We focus on plastic items which have less of bad reputation than straws and plastic bottles, but probably shouldn’t! They also have easy and affordable alternatives. Part of our series on how to you reduce your plastic waste.
Most personal care items come packaged in plastic. In the second article in our series on how to you reduce your plastic waste, we put the spotlight on the items typically found in your bathroom: shampoo, conditioner, soap, body care, oral care and menstrual products. This is part one of a two part article.
We are doing blog series on how to reduce your plastic waste. Some of the tips are not for everyone; the alternatives can be more expensive, but may save you money in the long run. This article talks about how to avoid single use plastic when eating and drinking on the go.
Dr. Claire Lomas created Vaavoshi Turtle Festival to bring together the islands and communities in Baa Atoll with environmentalists and visitors from around Maldives to raise awareness of sea turtle conservation and celebrate our beautiful ocean. Vaavoshi 2019 is the first turtle festival ever in Baa Atoll. Sadly, it was also Dr. Claire’s farwell to Maldives.
Kim Hildebrandt, the 2019 Rolex Scholar of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society, is a 3rd year Veterinary Medicine student from Germany. She spent two weeks at the Marine Turtle Rescue Centre in July 2019. She found it to be an eye-opening experience and a fantastic opportunity to gain insight in this niche field within Veterinary Medicine.