Recycling doesn't work. The world is inundated with tons of plastic waste that we can't reuse because the companies that make products decided that convenience outweighed the needs of the planet. The Loop system, introduced by Terracycle at the World Economic Forum hopes to change that by encouraging consumers to order their favourite products online in reusable containers and then send them back to the manufacturer, aka, the Milkman. But will it really work?
During a sunny winter vacation in Miami, we started to see environmental cracks in the surface of this urban paradise . Between rising seas, plastic pollution and diminishing drinking water, Miami faces some hard choices ahead if it is to maintain its draw as a vacation hotspot.
I have been to Las Vegas more than any other city, strangely enough. This is due to it being the centre for tech conferences and also a jump off point for desert road trips - a personal favourite. So when the chance came up for another trip, I couldn't say no to the possibility of bright, warm sunshine and some people watching.