Non-profit Ohorizons celebrates World Toilet Day by talking to New Yorkers about the water they drink, and the water they flush.
DIY Plarn Mats For The Homeless: A Great Use For Plastic Shopping Bags
Wayne Abadie of Luling, Louisiana, discovered a way to create a little comfort for homeless people: plarn sleeping mats made from used plastic shopping bags
Let’s Do It! Issues Global Challenge: Let’s Clean Up The Whole World In One Day [Updated]
Let’s Do It! began as an effort to clean up illegally dumped trash in Estonia, and grew into a global effort to address litter & other local challenges.
The Disco Ball: A Weapon Against Food Waste?
London-based organization Feedback sees the disco ball as a weapon against food waste. Their Disco Soup events combine 70s dance music & fresh-cooked soup.
How To Create A Movement For Curbside Recycling In Your Town
Curbside recycling increases the amount of material diverted from landfills, so use these successful tactics to bring this service to your community.
The Dumpster Dive Cafe’: How One “Chain” Feeds People with Waste Food
Skipchen in Bristol, UK, is a pop-up cafe where the volunteers that run the operation dumpster dive for the daily fare & charge whatever people can pay.
Dumpster Diving Activist Recruiting Food Waste Citizen Patrols #WastefulUSA [Video]
Rob Greenfield is biking & dumpster diving his way across the United States to bring attention to all the good, edible food we throw away.
Clean Power Plan Needs Your Testimony
While the EPA’s Clean Power Plan won’t solve climate change, it will go a long ways towards reducing US carbon emissions. Support it by adding your testimony.
Solar Power in Florida: a Shining Opportunity
The Sunshine State isn’t taking advantage of the energy in that sunshine. Help push for more solar power in Florida with the Rally for Clean Energy.
New Global Paper Vision Asks #WhatsInYourPaper
Today, an international effort to transform paper production – the Global Paper Vision – kicks off with a social media event, #WhatsInYourPaper
Ivory Trade Ban Won’t Cost Musicians Their Instruments… but Will Save Elephants
Heard the one about the Obama administration wanting to confiscate musicians’ instruments when they return from international tours, auditions, etc.? If you’ve spent any time following right-wing media in April, [ … ]
New Climate Action Campaign Portrays Victory Over Global Warming
New climate action campaign Climate Victory reaches back to World War II for inspiration, and encourages artists to produce victory posters.
Gandhi the Cotton Spinner & 47 Other Historical Examples of Craftivism
Crafting as a political statement? It’s happened many times through human history. Blogger Betsy Greer is documenting some of them at her site craftivism.