The Plastic Edition
Plastic is an integral part of our modern society, but not without consequences. Envision’s Plastic Edition aims to educate students and community members alike on the repercussions of plastic use, while empowering them with approaches to help reduce their own plastic consumption.
By Ceili Cornelius
Grocery shopping is no unknown operation, especially for college students now living on their own and cooking for themselves. Often times students don’t recognize the types of packaging the food they are buying comes in.
The Last Straw: How Green are Eugene’s Popular Food Spots?
By Marin Stuart
With an abundance of alternatives like biodegradable plastic, paper, bamboo, and even pasta straws, there’s almost no excuse for individuals or food service entities to continue implementing harmful plastic straws. These straws are used for an average of 20 minutes, but will spend several hundred years on a beach, in the ocean, or in a landfill if not consumed by marine animals first.
10 Ways To Reduce Your Plastic Waste
By Savana Gordon
One test that most college students cannot pass is generating zero plastic waste. How could we, when it is everywhere we look? If it isn’t our household items made of plastic, then chances are there is protective coating on our school utensils, cosmetic products, food items and everything in between. While it may not be completely avoidable, we can drastically minimize our daily plastic consumption and make a difference!