Google Earth- putting our world into perspective

It’s amazing to think that Google has only been around since 1998. Where did we go to find answers before? Could Encyclopedia Britannica tell you what to do when your dog has a funny…


Changing the Nature of Catalogs

Junk mail in the United States accounts for roughly 20% of all the world’s mail. Each year, more than 20 billion catalogs are produced in the United States alone. Many of them are unsolicited, most end up…


Concrete Plans to Cut C02

Brent Constantz, a Stanford Professor, has invented a new type of concrete that could eliminate a significant source of the world’s C02.  2.5 billion tons of hydraulic cement is produced worldwide annually, producing roughly 5% of the…


Where Plastic Bags Go To Die

Tracking the ‘Great Pacific Garbage Patch’ Millions of pounds of our annual PET waste ends up in landfills. Much of it, however, finds it way through drains, into sewers and then into our oceans. A giant floating island…


Facts and Figures on Plastic Bags

As detailed on www.reusablebags.com Facts and Figures on Plastic Bags Top Facts – Consumption Each year, an estimated 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are consumed worldwide. That comes out to over one million…