How Sunglasses Are Made: History and Production

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Sunglasses not only protect your eyes from those harmful UV rays, but they’re also an iconic fashion statement piece. And, in these blazing summer months, you couldn’t be more grateful for these little accessories which allow you to avoid having to squint and cover your eyes during sunny afternoons. But do you know how your […]

TWT S2 E11: Closing the Recycling Circle

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Though recycling has bin an imperfect practice at times, it always makes us happy to learn about different advancements that continuously improve this planet-saving process. In this episode of TWT, Jackie travels to California to learn about advancements in recycling. Though polystyrene hasn’t been easy to recycle in the past, Jackie learns about a partnership […]

TWT S2 E7: Plastic to Fabric

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According to Earth Day, approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic are thrown in the ocean annually. While these stats are less than ideal, companies all around the world are creating initiatives and programs to help with our pollution problem and inspire others to do their part. In this episode of TWT, we learn about […]

Breaking Down Bioplastics

You’ve probably been taught to throw your plastics in the recycling bin. The reasoning is that plastics, by virtue of being synthetic, can’t break down into their component parts. If one was to end up in a landfill, it would sit there for all eternity. This is why they’re recycled, so they can be broken […]