Kids Recycle Day at CHaRM

Kids Recycle Day at CHaRM

Since starting OMG back in 2009, Olivia and Carter have established three main divisions within their organization.  The first being obviously their Animal Conservation Division which focuses on creating awareness campaigns about endangered species both local and around the world. The second division is their Environmental Conservation Division which focuses on creating environmental awareness and […]

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.

The Power To Affect Change

The Power To Affect Change

With us using plastic cups and straws, coupled with the sight of rubbish on the beaches casts a negative perception on our operations…

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”.

Northwood Elementary Hosts OMG Plastic & Recycling Awareness Week

Northwood Elementary Hosts OMG Plastic & Recycling Awareness Week

We were very excited last month when the over 700 students at Northwood Elementary school in Roswell GA participated in our week-long Plastic and Recycling Awareness Curriculum!

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?

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…

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”.

Plastic Pollution Solutions

Satilla Riverkeeper, One More Generation and South Georgia State College will present Plastic Pollution Solutions Thursday, Oct. 30 at 5p.m. at the SGSC Waycross Campus Auditorium.

Carpe diem (Seize the moment)

WOW, what a great response, not to mention a perfect example of why we all should ‘Seize the Moment.’ Let’s think about the impact that this change in hotel policy will have on our environment and on future generations.