10 Reasons Why Should We Ban Plastic Bags


Oil and natural gas are non-renewable fossil fuel-based resources and through their extraction and production, they emit greenhouse gases, which contribute to global climate change. The production of these bags is very energy intensive. In fact, according to researchers every second person on the planet could have some microplastic in the body [13]. Plastic bags and plastic products overall contain substances that are harmful to our health.

Reducing Environmental Pollution and Wasted Energy One Plastic Bag at a Time: Interview with Pierre Barlier, Founder and CEO of KeepCool Bags


What drew you to this type of product initially—was it purely a sense of environmental duty, or did you see an economic and business opportunity before anyone else did? . Chester : Your products have a significant presence across the world, including in the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

When Ireland’s Easkey Britton walked into the sea in southern Iran with a surfboard in hand, curiosity brought out not only the locals but the police. Senad Hadzic has shown the world of Islam that the most sustainable way of making it to Mecca is by doing it by foot. The heel-toe-express is the most sustainable form of transport. The year in retrospect has been a positive one.

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