Monthly Archives: April 2019

Cigarettes: Not Only Harmful to your Body

This week’s post is inspired by PickWaste’s most recent clean-up, which took place on Saturday, July 28th. At this clean-up, Sam, Dillon and their volunteers collected 4483 cigarette butts in just one hour! Can you believe this? The fact that there are so many tiny pieces of litter lying around in one space is just mind-blowing to me. Imagine how many pieces…

What Does “Sustainable” Mean?

We have all heard this word before, especially in the last few years as it has become a hot topic in the media. Sustainable development; clothes made in an eco-factory using sustainable products; local farmers markets campaigning with the slogan “shop sustainably.” But what does “sustainable” really mean? How can we be sustainable? There are many different definitions to the word “sustainable.”…

Plogging: Paving the Way for Eco-friendly Exercise

“Plogging” – what the Hell is that? This week’s post is all about a fun, innovative exercise that fitness junkies around the world have started adding to their workout routine. Gaining a lot of attention in the media in the last few months, this activity originated in Sweden about two years ago. North American media coverage really flourished back in February and…