This is Why You Refill! 15 Facts You Need to Know About Plastic Bottles
Plastic has become one of the most widely used materials in the world. Plastic containers and packaging are the most convenient and affordable choices for many. However, the world is starting to drown in it all. Plastic takes a long time to degrade, which makes plastic pollution one of our biggest environmental issues. People all around the globe a [...]
8 Ways to Live More Sustainably
While the world is stuck in quarantine, it’s the perfect time to sit back, reflect, and plan for the future. Why not do all of this from a sustainable perspective? We’ve been pumping greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere since the beginning of the industrial revelation. As humans have shut-down industrial activities, we have allowed the [...]
- Tue 12 Nov 2019by Refillmybottle Team
- the netherlands, ocean, boyan slat, garbage patch, delft, dutch, microplastic, the ocean cleanup, plastic pollution, the pacific ocean, environment, youth, climate action
Boyan Slat & The Ocean Cleanup
The Man, the Myth, the Legend
After several years, a brilliant and motivated man has finally found a solution to the world’s problem of plastic pollution in the oceans. That man is Boyan Slat - a Dutch scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, and aerospace engineering student dropout from the Delft School of Technology.
He is the fou [...]
Gili Shark Conservation: Coral Reef Restoration
We are aware of the climate change consequences that we see. But, what about the ones that we can’t see - that is literally under the sea? The coral reefs are dying and the outcome is terrifying.
In this article, we will address those consequences but also an amazing initiative to fight this phenomenon and protect the coral reef and [...]
Youth Action for the Climate in Southeast Asia
When you were young, did you consider climate change and the environment as a pressing concern? Climate change has now become a great worry among the young generation. This sensitivity towards nature is made possible thanks to the education program, for instance, or association. The young generation needs to be made aware of the stake they will hav [...]