Alternatives to virgin plastic

Plastic is the boon and bane of our time. 92% of them end up in landfill or ocean, which has a drastic impact on the environment and especially the ocean habitat. There have been many new exciting alternatives to petroleum-based plastics, such as mushroom materials, shrimp cells, and older innovations such as paper and bioplastics. This morning, […]

The Sharing Economy: Collaborative Consumption

While I was reading about new Vancouver start-ups today, I stumbled upon a business venture called Share Shed that was launched just in February 1st, 2015 by Daniel Dubois – a 23 year old Capilano University fresh graduate. As someone who is interested in the outdoors, the start-up’s tagline right away caught my attention: the […]