plastic bags

Hand-Cranked Sidewalk Cart Recycles Old Plastic Bags Into Stylish Totes

Few things are as emblematic of our throwaway culture as the humble plastic bag. Cheap to produce, easy to carry, and convenient to use, some 500 billion of the things are deployed…

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Taiwan's Youth Are Wearing Plastic Bags as Clothing

Taiwan’s millennials might be taking the idea of “recycled fashion” a bit too literally. The Asian country’s latest trend? Wearing plastic bags—and only…

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Alice Silverstone Clues Us In, Parachute Ponchos, Heartless Designers

Actress Alicia Silverstone names her favorite eco-designers. Here’s a hint: One of them begins with “Stella” and ends with “McCartney.” (EcoStiletto) He…

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