Written by: Lindsey Walker Americans use about 100 billion plastic bags a year . An average bag is used for about 12 minutes before being disposed of . Only around 1% of bags are returned for recycling . Most bags enter a landfill, where they will take years to degrade, or enter the ocean, where … Continue reading Plastic Bag Pollution & T-Shirt Waste
Written by: Shai Davis & Rachel Simone Artwork by: Mac Davenport Typically, if you are not a coffee drinker, the chances are that tea might be your go-to. In our previous post, we discussed the problems in the production of the third most consumed beverage in the world: coffee. Now, we will discuss the problems … Continue reading Spilling the Tea about Tea (And How We Can Help Clean It Up)
Written by: Rachel Simone & Shai Davis Photos by: Jackson Wood It is fair to say that coffee is an important backbone of society. From the morning fuel it provides people to its status as an afternoon pickup, it makes sense why coffee is desired by so many around the world. However, the dark-roasted drink … Continue reading Coffee Industry’s Contribution to Environmental Destruction (and What We Can Do About It)
By: Izi Munera Recycling. We’ve all heard of it and more people are doing it, but there are some very important things to know about recycling and how to properly do it. According to the EPA, “Recycling is the process of collecting and processing materials that would otherwise be thrown away as trash and turning … Continue reading How To: Recycling Edition
Trash to Treasure's Back to School sale is on Thursday, Aug. 31st from 9am to 5pm on the SAC Lawn. Get ready to go Back to School with dorm/home goods, school supplies, and summer clothing. Cash only, please. Everything is still just $1.