plastic bags

Celebrate Christmas with a Reindeer Made from 2,000 Plastic Bags

December 24, 2013 / No Comments

So much of creative things spring up from your drive to do something good! This time, Australian designer Angela Van Boxtel shows us an example by make a reindeer from 2000 plastic bags! This recycled Blitzen carefully made from disused plastic bags to make shoppers realize the green side of the holiday season. Boxtel’s Blitzen will even light up at ...

Los Angeles County to Implement the Largest Ban on Plastic Bags in the US

November 17, 2010 / No Comments

The Los Angeles County is going ahead with the largest plastic bag ban ever to be implemented in the US. The ban in the LA County indicates that it will be enforced among a population of 1.1 million people, which is not a small number.

Eco-Art Installations Help Visitors Visualize U.S. Consumption

October 6, 2009 / No Comments

Ever feel disgusted by the number of disposable items we consume everyday? Especially ones made from plastic, a material that is most enduring? NYC-based design agency MSLK shares your pain and has created a series of eco-art installations to help less conscientious individuals visualize the consequences of our consumption. [caption id="attachment_6641" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Watershed Eco-Art Installation Helps Visualize US Consumption"][/caption] MSLK's latest ...

Green Tote Bags the Rage in Fashion

June 13, 2008 / No Comments

My Bag - Use Me and Re-use Me - I'm not green but I could be. These are some of the inscriptions on tote bags that are popping up everywhere in Beijing, small shops to luxury malls. The Chinese government issued a ban on free plastic bags on June 1st, this year and in response, the Chinese shoppers have found ...

Plastic Bags Decomposed in Just 3 Months

May 26, 2008 / 18 Comments

image by WYGD Daniel Burd is an 11th grader from Canada, that wants to turn his school science project into a dream come true. The guy is certain that if a plastic bag takes 1,000 years to decompose it's because of the microorganisms behind it, and Burd thinks he has a method that will cause them to decompose in just three ...

Plastic Bags : better use them to relax

March 10, 2008 / 1 Comment

There is a plastic bags invasion that I am sure you're aware of. It happens where you live, where I live so it's a widely spread disease that we doesn't seem to be able to fight with. Other than the radical solutions I've heard so far that forbids supermarkets from offering their customers plastic bags, nothing was as funny as ...