Big or small, every change matters when making our planet a better place. And this goes beyond the individual, too. Luckily, as the mindset of consumers shifts towards eco-friendly thinking, more and more businesses are implementing "green" innovations in the way they go about things. From cigarette butt-recycling postal pouches to simple product packaging, Bored Panda has compiled a list of pics, proving that we, the Earth, really do have a bright future.
The Cafe At My Closest Beach Gives Free Drinks To People Who Collect A Bucket Of Litter From The Beach
Pen Made Of Recycled Water Bottles Casts A Shadow Of A Water Bottle
Turns Out My Pencil Is Made Of Recycled Newspaper
Instead Of Using Paint For This Parking Lot, This Is How The “Lines” Are Created. Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
An Easy Way To Recycle Old Mascara Wands
Please do NOT throw away your mascara wands. Instead, clean JUST THE WAND with Dawn liquid soap, place them in a ziploc bag and mail them to a Wildlife Refuge accepting donations.
These little wands are able to be upcycled to clean away oil, larvae, fly eggs, mites, infections, mud and other contaminants from wildlife. Works great for medical care and wound treatment.
Mail to: Appalachian Wildlife Refuge P.O. Box 1211 Skyland NC 28776
Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun
Carlsberg Using Glue To Make Six Packs Instead Of Plastic
I Found A Hidden Message When I Ripped The Paper Off This Ramen Pot
My Grocery Store Started Selling Overripe Bananas For Cheap With A Recipe For Banana Bread On The Bag
This Notebook Is Made Of Stone
Refill Station At Simon Fraser University, Canada
This Cup Is Made From Plant Starch, Not Plastic
My Pencil Has Seeds On The Tip, So When It's Too Small To Use It You Can Plant It And A Tree Will Grow Out Of It
This Makes Me Incredibly Happy, And More Inclined To Shop Here More Often
Recycled Cardboard Used As An Alternative To Bubble Wrap
My University Makes Notepads Out Of The Recycled Paper And Hands Them Out To The Students
Single-Use Cutlery And Straws From Avocado Seeds
Recently, Mexican company BioFase released single-use cutlery and straws that biodegrade in 240 days. The company collects avocado seeds from companies who process avocados to make guacamole or oil.