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Do you know how much plastic you use in a month? The answer might surprise you.

While researching plastic pollution, I came across Daniel Webb, the founder of Everyday Plastics, a Community Interest Company in England. Shortly after Daniel moved to his new home in Margate on the Kent coast in 2016, he quickly learned that there were no local recycling services. During a “plastic-riddled” run along the coast, Daniel started […]

Are You Up for the Plastic Free July Challenge?

Looking to be part of something that can make a difference?  Plastic Free July is an initiative of the Plastic Free Foundation that began in 2011 as a way for millions of people to participate in the solution to plastic pollution. Since it started, 326 million people in 177 countries have committed to reducing their […]

For AFF, Water Quality is About Finding the Canaries in the Coal Mine

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. July features the Alice Ferguson Foundation (AFF), an organization that brings agriculture, science and environmental sciences to life for […]

Baltimore’s National Aquarium Kicks the Foam Core Habit

According to the Ocean Conservancy, nearly 8 million metric tons of new plastic enter the world’s oceans every year—and that’s on top of the 150 million metric tons of plastic already circulating. We all need to do our part, as individuals and as businesses, to limit our use of plastic. So we were delighted when […]

Grow veggies anywhere with a bucket garden

We’ve learned through our partnership with local environmental groups that urban development and hardscapes (i.e., parking lots and roads) affect everything from polluted stormwater runoff to dwindling habitats for birds and insects. As part of our ongoing sustainability efforts, we decided to make the most eco-friendly use of the space we have by installing a […]

Blue Water Baltimore Plants Trees to Reduce Stormwater Pollution

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. June features Blue Water Baltimore, an organization that works to protect and improve the health of Baltimore’s rivers, streams […]

Anacostia Riverkeeper’s Fight against Microplastic Pollution

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. May features Anacostia Riverkeeper, an organization that works to protect and restore the Anacostia River.  According to the U.S […]

Earth Day 2021: Let’s Celebrate the Achievements and Appreciate Our Accomplishments

We are all aware of the environmental challenges we face around the world. Every day, there is another news story about wildfires, ferocious storms, pollution infiltrating our waterways and the air we breathe, islands of plastic floating in the ocean, contamination that’s making people sick, the disappearance of habitats and the consequences for wildlife. Tackling […]

Audubon at Home Creates Habitats One Yard at a Time

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. April features the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia (ASNV), an organization that works to protect the future of biodiversity […]

Blue Oyster Environmental Saves the Chesapeake Bay from Algal Blooms

Our 2021 Ecoprint calendar, Protecting the Natural Beauty of the Chesapeake Bay, has given us the opportunity to work with 13 different organizations, all dedicated to helping solve the environmental challenges in this important ecological hub. March features Blue Oyster Environmental, a pioneering oyster aquaculture company on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. The Chesapeake Bay is an […]