Subscribe: If you would like to receive a daily email notification as new messages are posted, click here to subscribe. (Note: New messages are also included in the "My Plastic-Free Life Weekly Digest", so do consider how many emails you would like to receive.)
To add a new topic: Decide which category it will be (plastic-free alternatives, plastic news, rants, etc.) and click on that category. Then, you will see the "Add Topic" button at the top right of the section for that category.
Why Register? You may post as a guest without registering, but your post will be held in the moderation queue until I approve it, and depending on my schedule, that could take a while. If you register, your posts will go through immediately. If you have trouble registering or adding topics, please contact me for help.
September 29, 2013
Hello All, I am a park ranger for a federal agency and I am looking for some creative ideas. Since most of our parks are located by water we do a lot of education about water safety. To get our message out we hand out several different items to visitors that have water safety messages on them. Unfortunately, most of these items are made out of plastic and I am sure only used a few times and then tossed in the trash. Some of the plastic items that we are currently handing out are color changing cups, frisbee throw rings, key chains, DVDs, washable tattoos, stickers, and to top it off plastic bags to hold all of this stuff. I have started to come up with a list of alternative items but I would like to see what you all have for ideas. Once I have a good list of reasons for change and alternative items I will present it to the national water safety committee. Thanks!!!
How about cotton bandannas printed with park maps in soy inks?
Most Users Ever Online: 320
Currently Browsing this Page:
Guest Posters: 181
Administrators: Beth Terry: 370