Credit cards are generally owned by huge mega-banks, so using them supports the ‘too big to fail’ banks that support fossil fuel extraction.
It is worthwhile trying to “Take Charge of Your Credit Card” a campaign of Green America. Learn more.
REVISE YOUR BUYING HABITS
THE PLASTICS ISSUE
The plastic waste crisis is an opportunity for the US to get serious about recycling at home (The Conversation, August 17, 2018 )
Lend Me A Plate – A volunteer project by SOMRA (Southern Oregon Master Recyclers in Action) Lend Me A Plate (LMAP) provides an alternative to the use of paper, plastic, and styrofoam products at events such as weddings, reunions, meetings, parties, or memorials, whether in a public or private setting. LMAP’s service is free of charge to Ashland and Talent residents.
Lending a plate to help save the planet by John Darling (Ashland Daily Tidings, 2 Sept 2018)
Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles (The Guardian, 16 April 2018)
A bacterium that degrades and assimilates poly(ethylene terephthalate) by Shosuke Yoshida et al. (Science, 11 Mar 2016)
7 Ways to Launch Your Own Anti-Plastics Movement by Bibi Farber (EcoWatch, 25 Dec 2017)