Category: The Environment

The Passive Activist: Use biodegradable packing material.

This short video was shared on the NPR series Joe’s Big Idea, and it features a new kind of a completely biodegradable packing material that could replace styrofoam, which the video tells us makes up 25% of what is in landfills. At a time when internet commerce is flourishing, having online retailers replacing plastic and styrofoam packing material with this product or one like it could make a difference in what and how much we throw away.

To read the original ten Passive Activist posts from 2015 and 2016, click here.

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