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Did you know that straws are made of #5 plastics and that they should be recyclable? Read all about straws here.
Unfortunately, straws are not recyclable here in Portland yet, they get mixed up with the paper at the recycling facility. But hey! If there's composting nearby, try straws made of noodle!
Absolutely, Ashley! The noodle idea is brilliant. Works like a charm.
Clothes pins bag from plastic bottles - love this idea for turning some of those Costco jugs into storage for any number of things!
made from found plastic trash
If you do only one thing today, read this stunning photo essay of the life (and afterlife) of a plastic bottle of water.
recycled plastic spoons!
Plastic Eating Fungi Found in the Amazon by Emma Hutchings, psfk.com: Fungi have been discovered which can anaerobically degrade polyurethane.
(Spun Gold) upcycled rope – made from plastic and foil packing waste ~ "At the hands of savvy Indian micro-entrepreneurs, packaging life-cycles are extended and waste is transformed."
A must-read for anyone who touches plastic....Er...I guess that means all of us.