There are many feel good stories about people saving our planet to enjoy out there in the world, but today we’re going to share just a few. Below you’ll find some of our favorite stories about people saving our planet by choosing to do things, make changes, or just be a kind human.
Search Engine Plants a Tree
There’s a search engine that will plant a tree every time you search for something. This search engine is called Ecosia.
Tons of Trash off Mumbai Beach
Volunteers gathered to deal with the trash that was taking over the beach in Mumbai. The total trash collected was 5.3 million kilograms of trash!
There’s a new cleanup system that aims to remove 90% of plastic from the ocean by the year 2040. This cleanup system was founded in 2013 and claims to be the largest ocean cleanup initiative ever!
Japan turns old smartphones into Olympic medals! All of the Olympics at the 2021 Olympic Games will receive a recycled Olympic medal that was made from old smartphones.
Single Use Avocado Seeds Cutlery
Yes, we said it! A company took avocado seeds and made one-time use cutlery out of it. This reduces the number of plastic people are using for one-time use eating utensils during summer barbeques. This is a Mexican company called BioFase.
Australian’s Use a Net
An Australian company came up with a way to reduce trash! They have a net that goes over the culverts so that water can go through but trash is collected. Eventually someone has to go from the company out to each location to clear out the trash and replace the net, though!
Pakistan Plants Trees
Pakistan decided to plant 1 billion trees and will plant 10 billion trees in the next five years! Pakistan’s new government is all about growing trees and trying to solve environmental problems by growing billions of trees.
We hope that you enjoyed these feel good stories about people saving our planet and they inspire you to start doing good for our planet soon, too!