ASK EARTHA: Banning Plastic Shopping Bags

Dear Eartha, I want my town to ban plastic shopping bags. What can I do to make this happen? I love your enthusiasm! Before we demand change from local lawmakers, we need to understand what we’re working with. In the state of Colorado, and in 12 other states across the country, there exists a statute […]

Ask Eartha: Does Recycling Plastic Really Help?

Dear Eartha, This past Earth Day I learned a lot about the plastic pollution problem our planet is facing, and I am curious about how plastic recycling can help make a difference. Does recycling really help? Thank you for your question. And, yes you are correct that plastic pollution is indeed a serious problem that […]