Talking Trash

Q&A with the Author: Meet Christine Liu

Q&A with the Author: Meet Christine Liu

Ever wonder what it takes to write a book encouraging a "green" lifestyle? Read on! Last week, we reviewed Christine Liu's book, Sustainable Home: Practical Projects, Tips and Advice for Maintaining a More Eco-Friendly Household (White Lion Publishing, 160 pages)....

Walking the walk!

Walking the walk!

In her book, Sustainable Home: Practical Projects, Tips and Advice for Maintaining a More Eco-Friendly Household (White Lion Publishing, 160 pages), Christine Liu invites the reader to join her on her rewarding yet “complex journey of continuous learning,...

Navigating the Plastic Predicament

Navigating the Plastic Predicament

Today, global plastic consumption mirrors the upward trajectory of worldwide GDP growth. As a result, the crisis of plastic waste is not just a concern, it's an urgent call to action. Annually, a staggering 460 million tons of plastics flood the market, resulting in...

Celebrate Summer the Green Way!

Celebrate Summer the Green Way!

While not technically the start of summer, Memorial Day weekend is its official kickoff! Summer is the time to fire up our barbeques, put on sunscreen, and get out the picnic supplies. Just be sure to stay green while enjoying time with friends and family. It’s easy...

Reviving Gadgets

Reviving Gadgets

Electronics recycling is the process of collecting, dismantling, and reusing or refurbishing electronic devices. It is an essential practice today, where electronic waste has become a significant environmental concern. Electronic devices contain various hazardous...

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste, directed by Anna Chai and Nari Kye, is a compelling and eye-opening exploration of a global issue that affects us all—the staggering amount of food wasted worldwide. Narrated by the late celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, the documentary...

Connections and Peer-to-Peer Learning

Connections and Peer-to-Peer Learning

Eco Partners’ writing and production assistant, James Washington (pictured at left below), attended SWANA's SOAR 2024: Technical Solutions for Resource Management conference in Phoenix earlier this month. James shares his reflections on the benefits of attending the...

Celebrating 54 Years of Earth Day

Celebrating 54 Years of Earth Day

This week, we celebrated our 54th Earth Day. On April 22, 1970, millions of Americans came together to protest the damage happening to our Earth and initiated conversations about finding a better way. That protest was the first Earth Day. As celebrate Earth Day this...

Planet vs. Plastics: Earth Day 2024

Planet vs. Plastics: Earth Day 2024

The Earthday.org theme for this year is "Planet vs. Plastic," with a goal to reduce plastic production by 60% by 2040. In its theme video, Earthday.org shares its concerns about the growing presence of plastics in our environment and encourages us to take the...