What do those “Recycle” numbers on plastic really mean anyway?

What do those “Recycle” numbers on plastic really mean anyway?

We have all been taught by the plastic industry that the symbol means the plastic can be recycled and that it is safe for use in our households. The reality is unfortunately different. Although arguably, all plastics are “Recyclable” the reality is that unless a recycler can find a buyer of the used plastic, it too will end up in our landfill.

Trivia question for Apr-21-2011

Posted on Apr 21, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-21-2011

These are gliding mammals found in South-east Asia. There are just two extant species,which make up the entire family. They are the most capable of all gliding mammals, using flaps of extra skin between their legs to glide from higher to lower locations.

OMG Bag Monster Sightings

OMG Bag Monster Sightings

Below are a few links to the various photo albums we have created on our FaceBook page where you can see what the OMG Bag Monster has been up to. We hope you enjoy the pictures as much as we do and if you are interested in having the Bag Monster and our founders attend an event for you, please simply send us a request via email and we will be glad to work with you on the details.

Trivia question for Apr-20-2011

Posted on Apr 20, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-20-2011

This species is considered endangered. Its population was estimated to be 15,000 in the 1970s and by the early 21st century the population was lower than 3,500, a 75% decline. It is estimated that there are less than 2,500 of these guys living in the wild.

10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO START A REUSABLE BAG HABIT

10 THINGS YOU CAN DO TO START A REUSABLE BAG HABIT

Wage a campaign in your town or city to end the use of single-use bags by encouraging legislators to implement a grocery bag fee. Contact us at info@onemoregeneration.org for more information. If you set up an appointment with your local officials and it is in the state of Georgia, we would be more than happy to come and attend the meeting.

Trivia question for Apr-19-2011

Posted on Apr 19, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-19-2011

They use their nails to cling to the side of a tree and, with lower incisors as big as their canines, gnaw off the bark stimulate the flow of edible gum

Trivia question for Apr-18-2011

Posted on Apr 18, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-18-2011

It is distinctive in its appearance, with a long neck and legs and the ability to run at maximum speeds of about 60.6 mph, the top land speed of any bird. The Ostrich is the largest living species of bird and lays the largest egg of any living bird.

I Support the “Say No To Plastic Bags” Coalition

I Support the “Say No To Plastic Bags” Coalition

Each year an estimated 1-million sea birds and over 100,000 marine mammals die from ingesting plastic. Single use plastic bags end up in our landfills and take over 500 years to decompose.

Trivia question for Apr-17-2011

Posted on Apr 17, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-17-2011

Studies in 2003 proved that basking sharks do not hibernate, showing that they are active year-round. In winter, basking sharks move to depths of up to 3,000 ft to feed on deep water plankton.

Trivia question for Apr-16-2011

Posted on Apr 16, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-16-2011

These guys build a new nest each night and with legs linked, they form a protective ‘fabric’ around the queen.

Trivia question for Apr-15-2011

Posted on Apr 15, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-15-2011

It may be the most gregarious of the South American canid species. They even have skin growing between their toes, which allow them to swim more efficiently.

Trivia question for Apr-14-2011

Posted on Apr 14, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-14-2011

These guys have one of the largest ‘cortex’s’ of any mammal. That’s the portion that deals with memory and intelligence.

Trivia question for Apr-13-2011

Posted on Apr 13, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-13-2011

They are one of the largest dolphins in the world, reaching up to 20-feet in length. Their predatory behavior and looks resembles their namesake relative.

Trivia question for Apr-12-2011

Posted on Apr 12, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Apr-12-2011

These are the smallest of their species and the only one covered in hair. Like their African relatives, it has two horns; the larger is the nasal horn, typically 5.9–9.8 in, while the other horn is typically a stub. A coat of reddish-brown hair covers most of their body.

“Bag-It” Movie Premiere at GA Tech Institute

“Bag-It” Movie Premiere at GA Tech Institute

In an effort to raise awareness about the serious issue of Plastic Pollution (and in particular Single-Use Plastic Bags), we have partnered with GA Tech’s Think Green Team and the folks from the GA Tech Surf Club to bring you this award winning documentary which explores how much each of us currently depend on plastic.