How two amazing teenage girls convinced Bali to ban plastic bags

March 16, 2016 by  
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Two teenage sisters have taken a stand against pollution in Bali – and they’ve convinced the government to ban plastic bags by the year 2018. The island suffers from a crushing plastic pollution problem, so Isabel and Melati Wijsen decided to take action and start Bye Bye Plastic Bags to mobilize other kids and adults to work toward a cleaner Bali. To achieve the goal, the girls have organized beach clean-ups, put on a fashion show, given a TED talk, gone on a hunger strike, and met with the UN Secretary General. Read the rest of How two amazing teenage girls convinced Bali to ban plastic bags

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The Union Wood Wallet Is Perfect for Card-Carrying Minimalists

May 7, 2013 by  
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The Union is a slim minimalist wallet made from a solid wood piece and injection molded elastomer. The design is simple, streamlined and perfect for anyone who doesn’t need much more than a few cards, cash, and small miscellaneous essentials. The Union is part of a sustainable accessories range started by Chris Hong with the goal of incorporating wood into functional, everyday goods that endure. + The Union Wallet The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: eco accessories , eco wallet , slim wallets , the union wallet , union wallet , wood card holder , wood wallet        

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Green Renters Offers Tips, Tutorials, and Workshops For Greening Your Rental

May 1, 2013 by  
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Green Renters is a not-for-profit organization based in Australia that provides sustainability advice specifically for those living in rental accommodations. Over 30% of Australians live in rentals, and Green Renters was established for those interested in sustainable living who aren’t able to conduct structural improvements or extensive renovations. Currently based in Australia, the organization hosts workshops, events and projects – and their website is full of tips, tutorials, product reviews and inspiring stories. + Green Renters The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable architecture” , australia , Green Building , green rental , green renters , green tips for renters , home improvement , rental , rental accommodations , sustainable lifestyle , sustainable living        

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