Did you know that there’s a giant island of plastic, nicknamed the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, floating between Hawaii and California? This unsightly vortex of trash is about twice the size of Texas, and it’s growing bigger and more lawless every single day!Cleaning up gargantuan problems like this may seem impossible, but don’t give up just yet. Even the smallest of changes can make an impact, and you don’t have to be an eco-activist or tree-hugger to do good things for the planet.
Just take it from these 50 people who are walking their talk like a true boss! From serving up ice cream in banana leaf cups, creating “plastic” utensils from avocado seeds, and making carry pouches for cigarette butts, these innovative, eco-friendly designs make every day seem like Earth Day.