What is Glass? Glass is a transparent, hard, and brittle inorganic material made from silica, soda ash, and limestone. These items are melted at high temperatures to form a molten liquid. Then, after the liquid cools and solidifies, it forms a solid material that is… Read More »Glass Facts & Sustainability
Hiiii UnMake Your Markers! I have wanted to dive deeply into plastic on the blog for a while now. Besides having a ratchet impact on the environment, plastic is a public health problem. Read that again. Why is Plastic So Harmful? Can We Use Less Plastic? We can move… Read More »Why is Plastic So Harmful to Humans & the Environment?
Here at UnMake Your Mark, I want you to remember none of this list below is about shame. Sure we all feel a little guilty about our wasteful habits, but in truth, the system has set us up to fail. We have all contributed to… Read More »11 Ideas for a More Sustainable Holiday
Of all things in nature, perhaps water is what we take most for granted. It flows so freely for our everyday needs; does it even need a second thought? Simply put, I think most of us do not fully respect water. The ease with which we consume… Read More »20 Ways To Conserve and Respect Water
Our day-to-day activities create pollution. That pollution is often greenhouse gas (GHG) or a by-product of burning carbon-based materials. Common carbon-based (CO2) materials include fossil fuels: coal, oil, and natural gas. Here are 10 human activities that emit excess greenhouse gases, a huge factor in… Read More »10 Ways Humans Contribute to Climate Change
A little glossary of today’s hottest eco buzz words. I geek out researching this stuff to share with you all. It’s so fascinating to me. I want to break a few eco-friendly terms down for you as simply as possible. Words like “carbon offsets” and… Read More »23 Sustainability Buzzwords Explained
Coffee is one of the greatest little joys in life, amirite? At home, we have a hybrid coffee approach. During the week, we use our Nespresso machine with aluminum pods to make one cup of coffee with a reusable mug for easy-to-go coffee. On the weekends, we… Read More »13 Ideas for a More Sustainable Coffee Habit