Aussie Device Cleans Rubbish From Oceans

2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00

When two Aussie surfers made the decision to quit their jobs and tackle one of the biggest environmental problems facing the modern world, they never dreamt they would be in the position they are today. Perth locals Pete Ceglinski and Andrew Turton were so sick of seeing a massive amount of rubbish floating around in the ocean they decided to dedicate their lives to help fix it. In 2015 they came up with a [...]

Aussie Device Cleans Rubbish From Oceans2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00

Peruvian recycling campaign is turning plastic bottles into poncho backpacks

2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00

Trash is not garbage. This is the motto of one of Peru’s most innovative recycling campaigns, one that has already turned a million plastic bottles into thousands of ponchilas. In Peru, a ponchila – a combination of the Spanish words “poncho” and “mochila” – refers to a backpack with a built-in poncho. The items were designed to protect the poorest children in the Andes, many of whom must travel several kilometres a day, often in [...]

Peruvian recycling campaign is turning plastic bottles into poncho backpacks2022-05-31T09:28:29+10:00