Straw Wars Strikes Back

Straw Wars Strikes Back

We recently partnered with an amazing organization in the Philippines called “Straw Wars Philippines” who we are also adding to our OMG advisory board for the region. Check out the three resorts they just signed up for the OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign. Each one agrees to only hand out straws upon request: Atmosphere Resort and Spa […]

Venkman’s Goes Strawless ;-)

Venkman’s Goes Strawless ;-)

Olivia and Carter are pleased to introduce you to one of the latest restaurants to join the OneLessStraw Pledge Campaign. Atlanta’s very own Venkman’s Restaurant.

Pangolin Protectors

Pangolin Protectors

One of those special people that Olivia and Carter have been working with in Louise Fletcher. Louise lives in the UK but travels frequently to Asia where she works tirelessly on finding ways to save pangolins.

OMG presents TED to Wesley International Academy

OMG presents TED to Wesley International Academy

You see, here’s the Problem; The U.S. government in 20?? Estimated that over 50,000 endangered and threatened sea turtles are needlessly being killed every year by certain shrimp trawl fishing boats in the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico.

Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign

Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign

Our Orangutan Letter Writing Campaign is designed to get people from all over the world to learn about the issues and show their support by writing letters addressed to the new Indonesian President asking him to please take a strong stand for Orangutan and help us save them for future generations.

Saving Sea Turtles with the help of ‘TED’ and President Obama

Saving Sea Turtles with the help of ‘TED’ and President Obama

Who is TED you say? Well TED is not a person but a nifty device invented to help save sea turtles from getting caught in shrimping nets and drowning.  TED stands for Turtle Excluder Device and it is probably one of the sea turtles best friends in the world. What’s a Turtle Excluder Device (TED)? […]

Sophia Academy Features OMG “Plastic Awareness Week” Program

Sophia Academy Features OMG “Plastic Awareness Week” Program

On the first day our two young founders attended the opening ceremonies and even gave a full presentation to the entire student body along with faculty and staff. The main message they have for the students is to show everyone that “Anybody Can Make A Difference”.

OMG Delivers Keynote Speech at 26th Annual ANCA (Association of Nature Center Administrators) Summit

OMG Delivers Keynote Speech at 26th Annual ANCA (Association of Nature Center Administrators) Summit

Carter and Olivia’s presentation was one of the best moments in a conference filled with highlights. Their speech and it’s very important message was delivered with confidence, insight and humor-laced style that went well beyond their years.

SODA-POP Public Awareness Rally

SODA-POP Public Awareness Rally

Did you know that BOEM’s (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management) draft 5-year program estimates that only 550 million barrels of oil are available off the South Atlantic Coast? Why should we be drilling for oil when we know how limited the supply is off our waters. Haven’t we had enough of the oil industries “Drill, Spill and Repeat” practices?

Eco Sense for Living Features OMG’s 1-Million Footprints to Save Africa Campaign

Eco Sense for Living Features OMG’s 1-Million Footprints to Save Africa Campaign

Recently our friends at Eco Sense for Living accompanied Olivia and Carter as they executed their first ever 1,000,000 Footprints to Save Africa Campaign here in the USA.

Bring Your Child to Work Day at Novelis

Bring Your Child to Work Day at Novelis

OMG was invited to participate in the “Bring Your Child to Work Day” at Novelis earlier this week. The event is an annual event which allows Novelis employees to share their work with their families. Kaitlin Kress is the Corporate Social Responsibility Coordinator for Novelis and was responsible for coordinating special activities for the kids throughout the day.

OMG/Novelis Recycling Awareness Curriculum Update

OMG/Novelis Recycling Awareness Curriculum Update

Since launching our Plastic and Recycling Awareness Curriculum, we continue to get schools and community organizations around the world expressing interest in adding our program to their educational offerings.

World Parks Congress in Sydney Australia

World Parks Congress in Sydney Australia

As we expand our reach on a global basis, we are frequently asked to participate in forums and conferences around the world. Recently our Australian board members were asked to take part in the World Parks Congress in Sydney…

‘We’ve Got You Covered’ Blanket Decorating Party

Posted on Dec 23, 2014 in Articles, We've Got You Covered, Youth Empowerment
‘We’ve Got You Covered’ Blanket Decorating Party

Life is a series of doors, some are good and some are bad. Find the key and open the right door and live your life to the fullest. ~ Carter Ries

Plastic Awareness Coalition

Plastic Awareness Coalition

Did you know that over 1-million birds and over 100,000 marine animals die each year from ingesting plastic. Sea Turtles and Sea Birds often mistake plastic bags floating in the oceans and on the beaches as jellyfish and end up dying from eating them. When we learned these facts and many more, we decided to launch our “Plastic Awareness Coalition”.