We use about 160,000 bags per second, adding up to about five trillion bags per year. And only about 1% of those bags are actually recycled. What if there was a way to turn thousands of those bags into something that would benefit people in need in your community?
Topic: Politics + Advocacy
Luminaid makes solar powered cell phone chargers and lanterns that will rock your world, but they’re also providing light for the people who need it most.
We’ve all seen the images. Tragic, heartrending photos of sea birds and fish, whales and turtles affected by plastic pollution. The ocean is polluted by approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic debris every year.
Nobody wants to run into a shark in the ocean, but these marine predators serve a big purpose. What happens when they stop appearing in our neighborhood waters?
To help support landscapes ranging from wildlands, working farms, and forests, to urban communities in the center of the city, this group of volunteers fight for their belief that no matter what horizon you fall into, we are all interconnected.
Known for its towering mountain peaks and glaciers, Alaska is full of biomes. You can venture out to old growth forests, untouched wetlands, tundras or find yourself gazing at wild salmon swimming down a river. This past month, we learned about Alaska Wilderness League and their mission—to protect and defend America’s last wild lands.
2018 was an exciting year as we ramped up our giving program through our 1% for the Planet membership. Before we launch into 2019, we wanted to take a quick moment to share some of the incredible feats we accomplished together in the past year.
Tomorrow is Election Day. Cast your ballot and learn how to make a difference with the big issues that matter to you by voting with your dollars, too.
When your government doesn’t follow through the way you would, you don’t have to sit down and accept it. Meet We Are Still In, the movement that’s encouraging us all to stand up for the Paris Climate Agreement, and see how we’re aiming to help make a difference.
The ocean is a powerful force of nature, and its health is critical to sustaining life on Earth. What can you do?
The Inland Ocean Coalition shares 5 ways to act now, regardless of where you live.