Posts Tagged ‘recycling’

Our plastic pollution crisis is too big for recycling to fix Comments 0

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
recycling

Every minute, every single day, the equivalent of a truckload of plastic enters our oceans. In the name of profit and convenience, corporations are literally choking our planet with a substance that does not just “go away” when we toss it into a bin. Since the 1950s, some 8.3bn tons of plastic have been produced Read more

Cassocks made from recycled from bottles Comments 0

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

The Church of England has joined the war on plastic as vicars buy cassocks made from recycled bottles. A clerical clothing manufacturer has launched the first-ever plastic cassock in a bid to make priestly clothing more eco-friendly. Read more Related Posts:Bring your plastic waste to church and get a rewardPriestly cassock making a comeback?Versace, Vogue Read more

Sister Anna changing people’s attitude to the environment Comments 0

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Sister Anna Wiwiek Soepraptiwi, a Daughter of Charity who lives in Nausori, has educated many women on how to prevent harming the environment by recycling rubbish and then selling the product. “It is a lot of detailed work, but with perseverance and patience, anyone can create a nice artwork from the recycled plastics,” Anna says. Read more