There seems to be no end to bad news about the state of our environment, but there is good news too. This bi-weekly Environmental Moment will highlight some good news and offer tips on how you can help reduce waste, energy, and use of plastics. May this instill hope for our future.
Good News: An ocean crew recovered over 100 tons of plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Green Tip #8: Make silicone your new best friend! Many things that are made out of single use plastic are also now made out of reusable silicone. For example, these sealable silicone bags can be used like any sealable plastic bag. Simply rinse them out after use and reuse them forever. And the silicone disks fit on a multitude of bowls or other containers. You could throw these in the dishwasher.