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Friday, Mar 20 2015, 10:24AM

Does Less Plastic Mean More Happiness?

Bhutan Landscape - Simon Roberts - NY TimesIn our experience, yes, but it's not that simple.

Looking at efforts and ideas ranging from the Kingdom of Bhutan to Gretchen Rubin's Happiness Project to Pharrell Williams Raw for the Oceans, this post examines how the correlation between using less plastic and happiness is valid and important, but not always so easy to implement, and requires a broader perspective.

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(Photo Credit: Simon Roberts, The New York Times)

 

 

 

 

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Alternatives to Plastics

Plastic AlternativesThere are lots of alternatives to plastics. In our new Information section you will find information on various plastic alternatives, how safe they are, and whether they can be easily recycled.

A few examples of plastic alternatives include glass, ceramicstainless steel, and wood. This section is a work in progress with more alternatives coming soon!

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Action CampaignsBeat the Micro Bead Campaign

Sign this petition initiated by The 5Gyres Institute to support the elimination of plastic polyethylene micro-beads in personal care products.

 

Protect Canadians' Health: Ban BPA

Help to protect Canadians' health, by sending this letter to Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, and to Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment.

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