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Not all trash ends up at the dump. A river, sewer or beach can't catch everything the rain washes away, either. In fact, Earth's largest landfill isn't on land at all. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches across a swath of the North Pacific Ocean, forming a nebulous, floating junk yard on the...

Can such initiatives make a dent in the amount of plastic litter? Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest on efforts to ban plastic bags? How many U.S. locales have instituted some kind of ban, and have these initiatives made a dent in the amount of plastic litter?—Melinda Clarke, New York, NY California made...

After watching the documentary "Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch," about the ravages of environmental damage caused by plastic bags, Karen Allen and her partner, Scott Cummings, were so disturbed that two weeks later they designed Cali-Kart, a reusable box that replaces single-use and reusable plastic bags. "It is the...

The Marine Conservation Society wants to make June plastic free. With potentially more plastic in the sea than fish by 2050, single use plastic is the elephant in the room, or the whale in the tank, that no one wants to address. Could you live for a month without single use...

Nowadays, pollution in the air, the water, soils, sustainable development, plastic waste including plastic bags are current stakes for the societies. People are feeling more and more upset by all of this information, press, governments and many organizations are often talking about it, repeating the same things again and again....

Karen & Scott, Co-Owners of Cali-Kart, Inc. are asking you to join us for  California Coastal Clean-Up Day. Save the Date: Saturday,  September 16th, 2017  9:00 to 12:00. We will provide used Cali-Karts for picking up debris that can be further recycled, T-Shirts for local participants, and water. SAVE EARTH ~ GO BAGLESS...

Karen Allen and Scott Cummings, owners BY DAVID MINSKY Starting with countywide bans, the single-use plastic bag seemed like it was already on its way out the door in California. Now with the passage of  Proposition 67, it appears those bags are going the way of the dinosaur. Now shoppers must carry groceries...

The Cali-KartTM is the Solution!! Holds up to 30 lbs. of Dry Goods Groceries Don’t Spill in the Trunk Reusable and Folds Completely Flat Great for The Beach, Boating, & Picnics Houses a Whole Case of Wine Extra Side Pocket for Grocery List Great Organizational Tool SAVE EARTH GO BAGLESS!! ...

Taken from: http://www.cawrecycles.org/press-releases/ca-first-in-nation-bag-ban November 10, 2016 Proponents of Plastic Bag Ban Declare Landmark Victory SACRAMENTO – Californians have voted to enact a state law to ban plastic shopping bags, the first state in the nation to do so. Proposition 67, the referendum on the state law (Senate Bill 270) passed by the Legislature...