Plastic Bottle Greenhouses: An Eco-Friendly Solution?

Posted by: Rhona Reid On September 19, 2019 7:19 pm

We shared the story about the Ecobricks initiative recently, and we’re excited to talk about another awesome way of using some of the millions of plastic bottles that otherwise would be headed to landfill: plastic bottle greenhouses.

This is such a fantastic idea and a great time of year to be trying it out!  If you have any plants that you need to water over winter when the weather gets cooler, or like to start off seedlings nice and early, you can nurture your tender plants in an Earth-friendly way!

What is a Plastic Bottle Greenhouse?
How Can I Build a Plastic Bottle Greenhouse?
Do Plastic Bottle Greenhouses Really Work?
Why are Plastic Bottle Greenhouses Good for the Planet?
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How Water Ionizers Can Help the Plastics Crusade!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On November 9, 2018 12:34 pm

The European Union took a historic step at the end of October, with a vote to ban single-use plastics by 2021.

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A ban on single-use plastics by 2021 is great news for the planet

The Last Straw?

The bill means no more throwaway cotton buds, straws or disposable spoons among other items.

Although plastic bottles have escaped from being included in the upcoming plastics ban, for now, the bill also pushes EU members to achieve a recycling rate of 90% on single-use bottles by 2025.

A Victory for Our Oceans

There’s 150 million tons of plastic contaminating the planet’s oceans and reportedly between five and 13 million tons more being added every year.

Out of all proposed solutions to the …

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