Upcycling is a good alternative to recycling, and did you know it can be fun too? These days, it seems everyone knows what recycling is. It's the process of turning your waste into something reusable. On the contrary, upcycling takes waste and turns it into something better.
As humans, it is our responsibility to pick up after ourselves. Yet, there seems to be a lack of interest or inability to pick up after ourselves. As a result, trash is interfering with our ecosystems, killing animals, and gravely affecting our planet. Hence the intense need for change, a change you can be part of starting today. In this article, Colony Cleanup shares three reasons to help motivate you to start picking up trash, even trash that isn't yours.
Dog plogging has been growing among dog park regulars and some cleanup groups. Some local businesses have been incentivizing the idea with gift cards, swag, and other rewards for participants. Likewise, there are sponsorships to help spread the word that a cleaner city benefits everyone.