We humans love to celebrate, but all to often those celebrations can come with a steep environmental cost. Celebrations and parties of all kinds too often come along with unnecessary waste as it can be perceived that it is cheaper and easier to use disposable everything, however with a little pre-planning this does not have […]
To say plastic pollution is a widespread problem is not doing it justice: Only about 9% of all plastic ever made has likely been recycled with 12% of all plastic waste having been incinerated. The remaining 79% has accumulated in either landfill or the natural environment if not still in use. One million seabirds and 100,000 […]
Most environmentally conscious individuals are well aware of the basics of living green; refuse, reduce, reuse, repair, recycle, and rot. Keeping these things in mind while choosing products for your home goes a long way toward reducing your carbon footprint on our planet. You can apply these principles to nearly every item in your home, but […]
Water bottles, whether reusable or plastic, are used every day by millions of people around the world. Liquid that comes into contact with these bottles is being ingested on a consistent basis at a large scale. This means that any loose particles within the water bottles can be carried away and ingested as well. Studies […]
Australia’s obsession with coffee has led to an extra 7,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from disposable cups. While many may think that these ‘harmless’ paper cups are recyclable, they aren’t and here’s why.
The problem with single use shopping bags Scotland has done it, California, Austin Texas and Kenya has done it – but does banning plastic shopping bags really work? Recently it was announced that Scotland and California had banned the use of disposable plastic bags, otherwise known as single use plastic, but does it really help […]
Plastic bags and bottles mean nothing but bad news for the environment, but you can help the strain on the Earth by choosing green alternatives from Onya.
It’s no secret that here at Onya we’re firmly against the idea of single-use plastic bottles existing in the first place. As much as we’d love to zap them all into oblivion, however, the reality is that plastic bottles are still being produced, leaving us with the question of what to do with them once […]
Whether you’re hitting the road with friends, or taking the whole family along, road tripping involves a whole lot of effort, but with a bit of planning for an eco road trip you’ll have a blast. One of the things you’ll need to consider is fuel, and we’re not just talking about the car. Watching the […]
One of the hot topics in the sustainability world, food waste plays a large role in our daily lives. Whether it’s bits and pieces left over from meal prepping, or tossing that dodgy looking banana, you may be contributing more than you realise to one of society’s biggest problems. We take a closer look at […]